Re: Alternate proposal for Declassification of debian-private archives
On Thu, 1 Dec 2005 17:55:37 +0100, Adrian von Bidder <email@example.com> said:
> On Thursday 01 December 2005 15.32, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
>> + - If the author indicates he does not wish to be associated
>> with a
>> + post, any identifying information is redacted from that post,
>> + and any quotes in subsequent posts, but the rest of the
>> + is published.
> Problem: it may still be easy to associate a post to its author
> based on context, writing style, ... These sidechannel attacks are
> impossible to avoid if text is made public.
Quite. But it is still better than having it show up on a
google search by name. And ssociation by writing style is still
O'Toole's commentary on Murphy's Law: Murphy was an optimist.
Manoj Srivastava <firstname.lastname@example.org> <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
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