December 14, 2000

Linux security news

Author: JT Smith

Linux Weekly News reports: "m-o-o-t is an interesting security project in a nascent phase. The project is based in the UK and
spurred on by the passing of the RIPAPart3 law, which gives the government broad power to demand
plaintext copies or cryptographic keys for deciphering encrypted content. Between this type of law and
activities such as the US FBI's Carnivore, people are quickly finding the truth of the old saying, 'the only safe
place is inside your head.'"

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