[hcs-d] Government wiretapping

Zak Stone zstone at gmail.com
Tue Sep 28 16:08:37 EDT 2010


> Making the argument about how
> protocol designers and cryptographers will comply just takes the
> discussion into an esoteric world that doesn't really have a lot to do
> with the policy proposal in question (since it would apply to
> /providers of services/ and not to /technologies/).

What is the difference between a "service" and a "technology" in this
context? If I release open-source software that lets people exchange
encrypted messages without a snooping middleman, am I a service
provider?

Zak


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