Security-related questions

Martin Laberge mlsoft at videotron.ca
Sat Apr 26 13:27:28 BST 2008


On Friday 25 April 2008 11:45:27 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
> > > <http://www.truecrypt.org>, 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 PATRIOT
> > 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?
> 
Did'nt you know that US citizens are not free to think.
A bad word, ou bad thinking, can get you in trouble faster you can think.


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Martin Laberge
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