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Re: Is the RAR archiver freely distributable?

Dmitry Alexandrov writes ("Re: Is the RAR archiver freely distributable?"):
> [Ian:]
> > If so I will consider whether to write a cracker or key generator for
> > RAR and upload it to unstable!
> Do you really belive that *this* is acceptable?  This kind of software (‘cracks’ at least) is illegal in many jurisdictions.

Key recovery tools for weakly encrypted archive formats have been
common for decades.  There are probably some in Debian already.


Ian Jackson <ijackson@chiark.greenend.org.uk>   These opinions are my own.

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