Oddly Shaped Pegs

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Crypto and politics

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While the interactions between cryptography and politics are usually far from the public eye, the crackdown in Iran has given anonymization and covert communication technologies (ironically!) a chance to shine. For a layman’s introduction, see this Irish Times article and this Washington Post one (via Michael M.). I’d appreciate people using the comments to post links to articles with more technical analysis of what is currently going.

The geek in me is curious to see how the conflict between surveillers and surveillance evaders will play out in Iran; but most of me is just plain angry. This blog is now green…


Written by adamdsmith

June 26, 2009 at 2:15 am

Posted in Uncategorized

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