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Bug#291261: ITP: libotr -- Off-the-Record (OTR) Messaging Library and Toolkit

Package: wnpp
Severity: wishlist

* Package name    : libotr
  Version         : 1.0.3
  Upstream Authors: Nikita Borisov and Ian Goldberg <otr@cypherpunks.ca>
* URL             : http://www.cypherpunks.ca/otr/
* License         : LGPL
  Description     : Off-the-Record (OTR) Messaging Library and Toolkit

 OTR allows you to have private conversations over IM by providing:
  - Encryption
    - No one else can read your instant messages.
  - Authentication
    - You are assured the correspondent is who you think it is.
  - Deniability
    - The messages you send do _not_ have digital signatures that are
      checkable by a third party.  Anyone can forge messages after a
      conversation to make them look like they came from you.  However,
      _during_ a conversation, your correspondent is assured the messages
      he sees are authentic and unmodified.
  - Perfect forward secrecy
    - If you lose control of your private keys, no previous conversation
      is compromised.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 3.1
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (990, 'testing'), (90, 'unstable')
Architecture: powerpc (ppc)
Kernel: Linux 2.6.11-rc1-mm1
Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=C (charmap=ANSI_X3.4-1968)

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