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SubjectRe: SSSCA: We're in trouble now
On Wed, Mar 06, 2002 at 04:42:14PM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
> > Just about every company big enough to have a corporate lawyer, and
> > many even smaller do have "media" they need or want to track and
> > control.
>
> One thing the SSSCA people must consider here is security impact. If a

Huh?

We're talking politicians here.

We're talking about the kind of people who try to pass a law setting
pi=3.14159 FULL STOP.

They don't have to consider jack shit.

> document can be traced through its users then the ability of agencies to
> work against organised crime will be crippled. The SSSCA appears to have no
> provision to allow the FBI to remove watermarks, and makes it illegalf or
> other people to be subcontracted to write the tools
> Goodbye corporate whistleblowers, goodbye FBI plants in organised crime
> bodies..

They don't care about whistleblowers, and FBI agents can always used
fake personalities.

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