* Posts by vteague

3 posts • joined 14 Jun 2017

Facebook's send-us-your-nudes service is coming to UK, America

vteague

Re: Why...

That's no excuse. They could easily do that check at the point they find a clash. The whole point of this nonsense is that they're supposed to be detecting when another matching image is uploaded in the clear.

Either way, you can try uploading someone else's photo and, either way, at the point they're considering removing it they'll be able to see it. The difference is that if you hash it yourself on your own machine, they can't see it if nobody uploads it in the clear.

I cannot believe that this protocol is being seriously suggested as a way of protecting people's privacy.

G20 calls for 'lawful and non-arbitrary access to available information' to fight terror

vteague

I did my best to explain that the laws of mathematics apply to all:

https://pursuit.unimelb.edu.au/articles/what-kind-of-rear-window-into-encryption-do-the-five-eyes-want

Fuji Xerox's chairman resigns over 'improper accounting'

vteague

Don't worry I'm sure they got the Senate count just right.

http://www.aec.gov.au/elections/candidates/files/counting/css-technical-aspects.pdf

(Yes that whole red rectangle under "scanning and security tech" is Fuji-xerox.)

Perhaps next time we should let some Australian scrutineers do an audit of the paper ballots.

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