Re: [rtcweb] No Interim on SDES at this juncture

Tim Panton <tim@phonefromhere.com> Thu, 13 June 2013 15:30 UTC

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On 13 Jun 2013, at 13:59, Harald Alvestrand wrote:

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> The architectural/non-cost argument I see against decrypt/encrypt is "the gateway wants to be able to disclaim the ability to look at the bits".

Which is implausible because it will probably have to have the DES keys to be able to decode RTCP at least.

I'm not sure how much implausible deniability is worth these days.

T.