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Re: root fs/crypted

On Wed, 30 May 2001, Zak Kipling wrote:

> Although in some countries (eg Britain) you can be required by law to
> disclose the decryption keys, and imprisoned if you fail to do so. The
> only way around this is to use a steganographic approach where, in the
> absence of the passphrase for a given set of data, it is impossible even
> to prove its existence.

Don't forget those countries where the use of cryptography at all is

If Debian were to implement a cryptography-by-default install, it would
also need a non-cryptographic install.  The cryptographic install would
also only be avaiable via non-US and its mirrors due to export
restrictions in certain countries.


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