more on more on E-mail intercept ruling - good grief!! (fwd from dave at farber.net)
eugen at leitl.org
Sun Jul 4 13:06:01 PDT 2004
On Fri, Jul 02, 2004 at 09:23:08PM -0700, Major Variola (ret) wrote:
> Amongst the earliers RAMs were tubes of mercury with a pulse-generator
> at one end and a microphone at the other. The speed of sound provided
> the delay, the system required regeneration, like modern DRAMs.
At GBit WAN stores a whole packet in the fibre as optical delay line, with 10
it's true even for a LAN (some 30 bits/m).
That interpretation techically allows to wiretap anything.
Of course they're doing that anyway, regardless of what local laws says, so
even not much twisting of words required.
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