FD mailing list died. Time for new one (or something better!)

coderman coderman at gmail.com
Thu Mar 20 09:55:49 PDT 2014

On Thu, Mar 20, 2014 at 3:18 AM, coderman <coderman at gmail.com> wrote:
> a modest and proportionate proposal,
> finding someone with strong reputation and good judgement to publicly
> validate and speak to the efforts of the equally reputable but
> absolutely anonymous service operator?
> ... now that's a hard sell ...  *grin*

if finding said operators for a dedicated service is hard then finding
a quorum to run mixmasterminions as intake to hidden list likely just
as peril fraught.

note that a local only (hidden only) mailer would be easy enough to
extend to link to incoming mix messages, if/when desired, in addition
to Usenet intake, as also mentioned.

a persistent and available store of disclosures (late comers seeking
archives) is a critical requirement.  your threat model is the nation
state intelligence community tailored operations teams. [see also:
malware list DoS on orig Stuxnet payload xmit, belgian cyptographers
blowing up bullruns, etc.]
 - every other adversary is a cake walk in comparison.**


in a sense, the robust full-disclosure replacement problem is
fundamentally the secure whistleblower leak site problem is
fundamentally the "user friendly, fails safe, default always anon"
communication problem.  "this is a global problem" "you are the
firefighters", "..."


** so, what happened at DEF CON 22 was, ...

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