Trying to Connect with a Hacker Online

Stefan Claas sac at
Mon Oct 12 10:55:53 PDT 2020

Karl wrote:
> On 10/12/20, Stefan Claas <sac at> wrote:
> > Stefan Claas wrote:
> >> | Stefan, I got:
> >> |
> >> AgAAAHYwSAAAAO+xQIT5meBNroABRxnwz1nF8Apub/z5OiqCftZUpGTBbcejwe6XQF4lpAnhW9YG
> >> | NAl9/zdLkj8FOG2NQmhbx82HXJv1Ju2c1w==
> >> | from you.  Is this the same encrypted message as the one you sent?  I'm
> >> expecting that it is.
> AgAAAHYwjgEAACeQYcUutIj71LXOwf6SZU3wiTMAhlKBNAw552GqDynQ4nKtGX2l+5beCjexTFSW
> +MTj6dbJhjfTVpRzalwY19NSWrjeFZpy3WLi78oz3Yh/Tt7tLI630KJUO5vlAOqLM8IJmV4//ZeG
> 2AQgpofe61FXDm8H/SXRNFGD9K3Y/sIwtFbzGgyNJxEMIILTtkGCuWvr3Ub6nS06m4PuwP4Eeu0a
> ObmohUDGnXNuKEiULvyBbP2X05+s5ogXrzN5lh3pAW3q345kWDteqvqdS3o6baVTYthEb63m5dRg
> vIPIeto8v0ZBqJ9zZqIGPKlthQ9u0TXHR4xrdUUWKVxZfyOP906PPSmmoc10zQtWR3Bw9rZ3ym9Y
> HxXSu8YvnvGqH+IHzn4qYZYh+WywfcNwoygyNVKuswXDSbz1okDq0yMixIoi6at5ZHCJZDmu9KJx
> +LwUQWw7FYR9u2TqFsb+/w8snk9SI8gBTQW4jDoDDbGYYySDQqJA4SOhATwEMRuBySZEQbJ+qtlv
> zpPl4upnvipG


> > BTW. NaClbox messages are authenticated, so no one can send you a message
> > in
> > my name, if they are not in possession of my private key. This avoids then
> > also to use signatures, like with GnuPG.
> >
> > And the IMHO cool thing about NaClbox is that it is much easier to use and
> > learn than GnuPG.
> Why do you not use naclbox to communicate all the time?  Couldn't it
> even be used for the cypherpunks mailing list, if the mailing list had
> a shared receiving private key, to verify that each person is saying
> what they intend?

Well, I often receive message in PGP format, because I still have a key
pair for GnuPG. Otherwise I already use NaClbox with friends in Germany,
the United States and Canada. :-)

Regarding the ML, I think the list-owner would not be amused and probably
many subscribers would not like the idea either. For that people could use
the Usenet group alt.anonymous.messages with a shared hashed subject (hsub)
in order to fetch messages, from a.a.m..


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