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originally posted by: MystikMushroom
In any case the NSA can probably break any encryption out there given enough time. If they do have a working quantum computer someplace, virtually any kind of algorithm could be cracked.
originally posted by: Sparky63
Government spook #1: There are people who don't want their email spied on
Government spook #2: The only people who don't want their email spied on are people with something to hide.
Government spook #1: We need to spy on their email for the sake of "national security".
Government spook #2: We can set up a site that claims to provide unbreakable encryption.
Government spook #1: But, we of course have the key...LOL.
Government spook #2: We will call it, "Protonmail" and claim it was developed by some egghead.
Government spook #1: The sheeple will eat this up and join by the thousands. All hail, "Big Brother"!
originally posted by: imwilliam
A old fashioned one time pad, when properly used, can't be broken. The Verona intercepts were only broken because the onetime pad was reused.
If I was going to try and create a bulletproof way of communication, I'd try and apply those principals.
originally posted by: ChaoticOrder
This is completely laughable if you ask me. Lavabit had some of the best email encryption in the industry, yet the feds were able to convince Lavabit to give up their customer privacy. The only truly secure messaging service that I know of is Bitmessage because it's completely decentralized and open source, but it's not entirely useful because you'll miss messages unless you have the client running all the time.
“One of the key things we want to do is control our servers and make sure all the servers are in Switzerland which will increase privacy because Switzerland doesn’t do things like seize servers or tape conversations,” says Yen. This will help avoid a situation where the U.S government could forcibly shut them down, says Yen, similar to what happened to Lavabit last yea
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Except snail mail is easily monitored. They've been doing it for over a century, and recently ramped up the monitoring to the point where almost all of the paper mail is getting scanned before being delivered.
originally posted by: TXRabbit
The only messaging system that the NSA can't monitor?