Snake-Oil FAQ

Lance Cottrell loki at
Sat Sep 21 18:59:31 PDT 1996

I am setting up just such a list. I plan to award products for both
excellent and lousy crypto. This really should be a committee (yuch)
effort, so if you would like to participate, please let me know.


At 5:01 PM -0700 9/17/96, Krenn wrote:
>It would be nice to have a list of actual products which are deemed
>potential snake-oil. Such a list could be maintained anonymously
>through a nym to avoid all the annoying legal problems with commenting
>on another's product. Though truth is the best defense against libel
>charges, it would be very annoying to be sued or some such by some
>hairbrained snake-oil peddler.
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