Re: kerneli blowfish/twofish compromised?

H. Peter Anvin (
5 Dec 1998 00:37:54 GMT

Followup to: <199811260315.WAA26353@dcl.MIT.EDU>
By author: "Theodore Y. Ts'o" <>
In newsgroup:
> From: (Alan Cox)
> Date: Wed, 25 Nov 1998 19:25:08 +0000 (GMT)
> > Hell, we should just do this. We need a patch to postal gateway which
> > delivers to the nearest free soil and some volunteers to do OCR and some
> > filing of received mail to show that transfers are legit. Tools to
> > make OCR of source code relatively easy already exist, such as those used
> > by the international PGP group.
> Here's a question. Is it legal to fax it with checksums to an OCR reader
> automatically ?
> In order to be completely clean and reduce risk on the U.S. side for the
> submitter, it's probably best to issue an ISBN number for each one of
> these transmissions. :-)

Get an ISSN number and declare yourself a periodical. Provide copies
to anyone that subscribes -- except from Iraq, Libya, North Korea etc;
for a subscription fee, of course.


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    See for web page and full PGP public key
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