Re: Windows to block unwanted messages

Eugene Leitl (
Fri, 25 Jun 1999 12:42:33 -0700 (PDT)

Ralph Lewis writes:
> I am wondering if the next step is a law requiring you to make your computer
> available to government agents to inspect to make sure the "protection"

Oh, you can already have your machine confiscated and inspected if you're suspected trafficking in warez. Nothing what a crypto file systems can't take care of, though. I recently saw on COLA a patch which encrypts/decrypts (using Blowfish?) your $HOME at login.

> software is not disabled. Or perhaps a surcharge on your ISP fees if you
> access sites that are considered antisocial. I wonder if the extropy list
> would be one of these.

How do you supposed to find this out if the traffic is crypted at IP level and multiple transparently forwarding proxies are used? What's the point of pushing an unenforcible legislation.