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    Default GNUnet 0.10 Drops Its Use Of RSA 2048

    Phoronix: GNUnet 0.10 Drops Its Use Of RSA 2048

    GNUnet 0.10.0 is now available as a major update to this open-source secure, peer-to-peer networking stack designed to protect the privacy of its users...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTU1NDc

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    Talking Wha?

    OK, raise your hand if you have even heard of GNUnet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by d4ddi0 View Post
    OK, raise your hand if you have even heard of GNUnet.

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    Another GNU project that almost nobody besides a few diedhard FSF fans use.

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    Quote Originally Posted by d4ddi0 View Post
    OK, raise your hand if you have even heard of GNUnet.

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    I heard, even wanted to use it some years ago, but it was so hard to get into that I dropped the idea.

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    Quote Originally Posted by peppercats View Post
    Another GNU project that almost nobody besides a few diedhard FSF fans use.
    It may become more useful in the future, or in some places.

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    Well, anyway, it's always good when any program dumps RSA taking in account that they sold their soul to NSA...at least that's the rumours around.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AJSB View Post
    Well, anyway, it's always good when any program dumps RSA taking in account that they sold their soul to NSA...at least that's the rumours around.
    lol

    i hope you ment this as a joke. rsa 2048 has nothing to do with the enterprise rsa security.

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    Quote Originally Posted by a user View Post
    lol

    i hope you ment this as a joke. rsa 2048 has nothing to do with the enterprise rsa security.


    ...but quite honestly , i don't think i will ever trust again RSA for anything even if their business was to make furniture.

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    Default Schneier

    Who can prove to me that Bruce Schneier is not on the NSA's payroll? Come on, if you're going to be paranoid, be paranoid all the way!

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    1. News about NSA seeding EC numbers confirmed
    2. GNUnet switches from RSA to EC
    3. ????
    4. PROFIT


    /I don't know jack about elliptic curves, and they probably didn't use the NSA numbers anyway, but hey/

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