Tuesday, July 21, 2009

New Technology to Make Digital Data Self-Destruct

New Technology to Make Digital Data Self-Destruct

Apparently these researchers have never heard of copy and paste. Or screenshots. Or DRM.

This kind of “technology” scares me. People will use this technology thinking their privacy is assured because a message can’t be read after a certain time.

Once you let a piece of data out, it is out. Any attempts to get rid of it are futile.

“The Net interprets censorship as damage and routes around it.”
- John Gilmore

The Internet is just as much a collection of people as it is networking equipment and computers. It is the people that route around censorship and will always find ways to find, circulate, and keep the information they want.

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