1996-02-19 - Re: Internet Privacy Guaranteed ad (POTP Jr.)

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From: Adam Shostack <adam@lighthouse.homeport.org>
To: ipgsales@cyberstation.net (IPG Sales)
Message Hash: a63890287289f6c4c8d5d67c4cd9d4b2eb6991da89ba66a4470d733f845863c5
Message ID: <199602192141.QAA14697@homeport.org>
Reply To: <Pine.BSD/.3.91.960219132531.301A-100000@citrine.cyberstation.net>
UTC Datetime: 1996-02-19 23:01:19 UTC
Raw Date: Tue, 20 Feb 1996 07:01:19 +0800

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From: Adam Shostack <adam@lighthouse.homeport.org>
Date: Tue, 20 Feb 1996 07:01:19 +0800
To: ipgsales@cyberstation.net (IPG Sales)
Subject: Re: Internet Privacy Guaranteed ad (POTP Jr.)
In-Reply-To: <Pine.BSD/.3.91.960219132531.301A-100000@citrine.cyberstation.net>
Message-ID: <199602192141.QAA14697@homeport.org>
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Since you're convinced that your system can stand scrutiny, why not
post a URL for a paper describing the algorithims, key management,
etc, of your system.  What you've posted here is unparseable, with the
exception of some nonsense, which parses to `We know enough to be


IPG Sales wrote:

| >From that 5600 bits, a combination of a prime number numbers, picked from 
| a large random table, by 512 of the random bits, ie 64 large prime 
| numbers, and the other random bits are used to generate the random numbers 
| used. This in effect creates a humoungous cycled encryption wheel 
| system, with over 10 to the 2300th power possibilities before repeats, 
| similar to engima but more like the most secured electronic encryption 
| systems used prior to the advent of computers.

|  <sigh> - Einstein - He who thinks that he knows everything, knows 
|                      nothing.

"It is seldom that liberty of any kind is lost all at once."