problems with SHA-1
The problem with SHA-1 is that it is a U.S. Federal Information Processing
Standard, and I don't trust that the U.S. government will not place export
restrictions on it. I'm also wary of U.S. FIPS for the same reason I'm wary
about DES - various spy agencies have to approve the standard, and one wonders
if they know something we don't.
Bruce Perens K6BP Bruce@Debian.novare.net 510-215-3502
Finger bruce@master.Debian.org for PGP public key.
PGP fingerprint = 88 6A 15 D0 65 D4 A3 A6 1F 89 6A 76 95 24 87 B3
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