1994-02-09 - Re: Talking to strangers (was: Crypto Regulation Reform)

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From: m5@vail.tivoli.com (Mike McNally)
To: mgream@acacia.itd.uts.edu.au (Matthew Gream)
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Message ID: <9402091333.AA11915@vail.tivoli.com>
Reply To: <199402090056.QAA28858@mail.netcom.com>
UTC Datetime: 1994-02-09 15:42:24 UTC
Raw Date: Wed, 9 Feb 94 07:42:24 PST

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From: m5@vail.tivoli.com (Mike McNally)
Date: Wed, 9 Feb 94 07:42:24 PST
To: mgream@acacia.itd.uts.edu.au (Matthew Gream)
Subject: Re: Talking to strangers (was: Crypto Regulation Reform)
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Matthew Gream writes:
 > Earlier, Robert Cain wrote:
 > > We shall see.  I contend that with this I can establish a spoof-proof
 > > point to point with a total stranger...

 > If I understand you correctly, your asserting that without _any_ prior
 > knowledge of the person you are communicating to, and without any form
 > of online checks before or during your authentication mechanism, that
 > you can be _sure_ you're talking to said stranger ? 

If Mr. Cain needs somebody to spearhead his marketing campaign, I'm
sure this feature would be enough to convince L. Detweiler to provide
his services pro bono.

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