Security-related questions

Billie Walsh bilwalsh at
Fri Apr 25 16:59:44 UTC 2008

Willy Hamra wrote:
>     > I read something the
>     > other day, that a laptop hard disk was cloned at border control. You
>     > can't really hide an account because the user name has to be listed
>     > in /etc/passwd. Maybe you want to read a bit about truecrypt at
>     > <>, but I can't tell you how safe that
>     would be
>     > at border control.
>     Failing to deliver the decryption key could be a violation of the
>     act.
> i dont live in the US, so dont exactly know the PATRIOT act, but what 
> are you saying? if the border control were unable to see my data due 
> to a certain security measure i've taken, say encryption, i have to 
> help them get the info? what about the user or root password? are 
> people forced to give that too?

The Patriot Act is the loss of our rights by government declaration.

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