is truecrypt dead?

Cathal (phone) cathalgarvey at
Fri May 30 07:02:48 PDT 2014

I recall hearing of exactly that occurring, yes. The secret police can not only force you not to speak, but to publicly declare everything is fine.

On 30 May 2014 14:44:32 GMT+01:00, Lance Cottrell <loki at> wrote:
>On May 30, 2014, at 4:56 AM, dan at wrote:
>> | 
>> | Could this non-notice be a Lavabit/Silent Circle type
>> | 
>> We need, somehow, a safe word for such projects.  Presumably one
>> that is triggered by a failed keep-alive.  This has been discussed
>> before variously, but it may be an idea whose time has come.  Design
>> will require choices between false alarms and silent failure.
>> --dan
>A deadman switch for NSL alerts would make for an interesting case.
>Would a judge rule that you had “spoken” about the NSL by failing to
>send the keep-alive messages, thus compelling you to continuously speak
>the lie that you have not received one?
>Lance Cottrell
>loki at

Sent from my Android device with K-9 Mail. Please excuse my brevity.
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