[messaging] Value of deniability
ella at dymaxion.org
Fri Dec 12 07:15:27 PST 2014
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On 2014.12.11 14.21, Sam Lanning wrote:
> We've been thinking the goals of what we're trying to achieve with
> deniability all wrong.
> Deniability is the goal of trying to make our use of encrypted
> messaging not make us more liable for what we say any more than
> messaging has already done for years.
> Deniability is *NOT* the introduction of a new property to our
> online messaging that allows us to be able to deny what we've said
> any more than we've been able to to in all our years previously
> without end to end encryption.
> All deniability is, is putting safeguards in place so that our use
> of cryptographically secure communications protocols does not screw
> us over, and come with any more hidden surprises than any insecure
> communications protocol.
Congratulations, this is the first statement about this that rises to
the level of being coherent.
Ideas are my favorite toys.
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