[messaging] Value of deniability

Nikita Borisov nikita at illinois.edu
Thu Dec 11 06:53:35 PST 2014

On Wed, Dec 10, 2014 at 6:50 PM, Eleanor Saitta <ella at dymaxion.org> wrote:
> Ending conversations in OTR is specifically a piece of user
> interaction that is only required due to the deniability component,
> correct?

If I recall correctly, this is actually important for forward secrecy,
not deniability, since ending a conversation allows you to discard
decryption keys.

- Nikita

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