1998-12-15 - Steganography ?

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From: James Morris <jmorris@intercode.com.au>
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
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UTC Datetime: 1998-12-15 14:25:37 UTC
Raw Date: Tue, 15 Dec 1998 22:25:37 +0800

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From: James Morris <jmorris@intercode.com.au>
Date: Tue, 15 Dec 1998 22:25:37 +0800
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
Subject: Steganography ?
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On Tue, 15 Dec 1998, Mixmaster wrote:

> There used to be a web site called "Throwing Sand into the All-Seeing Eye" 
> which listed a long list of possible NSA-snooper keywords, such as military 
> classifications and code words that could be sent for fun across the 
> Internet for sole purpose of being flagged by the NSA.

I imagine they(tm) would have countermeasures for this kind of thing,
given that once they catch a keyword, they know it's source, and have some
idea of the kinds of patterns which are likely to be real communications. 

The Web site probably went straight into a junk filter, which would make
it an ideal place to post your secrets from then on :-)

- James.