1996-03-31 - Re: [NOISE] Cable-TV-Piracy-Punks (fwd)

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From: Jim Choate <ravage@ssz.com>
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
Message Hash: bd2b7b3d572859de2c5e79e7398dda96ee0b2a8f290a1a1c2ed11bc832d2509d
Message ID: <199603311954.NAA18479@einstein.ssz.com>
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UTC Datetime: 1996-03-31 23:30:21 UTC
Raw Date: Mon, 1 Apr 1996 07:30:21 +0800

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From: Jim Choate <ravage@ssz.com>
Date: Mon, 1 Apr 1996 07:30:21 +0800
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
Subject: Re: [NOISE] Cable-TV-Piracy-Punks (fwd)
Message-ID: <199603311954.NAA18479@einstein.ssz.com>
MIME-Version: 1.0
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Forwarded message:

> > Presumedly the state of the EEPROM cannot be deduced by any
> > external examination of the card, and any attempt to
> > incrementally abrade the card down to the relevent circuit
> > elements should completely obliterate the minute charge
> > differences which represent the data.
> They aren't immune to the laws of physics. If it can be put together,
> it can be taken apart. I can even surmise HOW it can be taken apart.

You wouldn't even have to take it apart. Just subject it to analysis using
SQUID's. Using this technology you would not even have to physicaly touch
the card, let alone remove any parts of it.