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Re: Alternate proposal for Declassification of debian-private archives

On Thu, 1 Dec 2005 17:55:37 +0100, Adrian von Bidder <avbidder@fortytwo.ch> 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
>>   material
>> +     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
 plausibly deniable.

O'Toole's commentary on Murphy's Law: Murphy was an optimist.
Manoj Srivastava   <srivasta@debian.org>  <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
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