Re: [perpass] perens-perpass-appropriate-response-01

Nicholas Weaver <nweaver@icsi.berkeley.edu> Wed, 04 December 2013 17:19 UTC

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Subject: Re: [perpass] perens-perpass-appropriate-response-01
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On Dec 4, 2013, at 9:17 AM, Bruce Perens <bruce@perens.com> wrote:

> On 12/04/2013 09:12 AM, Theodore Ts'o wrote:
>> Does this mean that creating building codes which require that doors have locks, or people who install locks on doors, are giving "aid and comfort" to the enemy?
> Nobody cares what you do to your door. When your stated intention is to prevent a nation from collecting information that they use for law enforcement or national defense, they care.

The problem we need the locks on ALL the doors to preserve national defense.

All it takes is ONE unencrypted web request across a hostile network for that hostile network to be used to attack the browser. 

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