[spam] was Re: How would you do that ...
gmkarl at gmail.com
Thu May 6 01:55:06 PDT 2021
On Thu, May 6, 2021, 4:49 AM Karl <gmkarl at gmail.com> wrote:
> The below text is in my gmail drafts. In my memory, I was pretty sure I
> had further revised it and sent it. However, here it is as only a
> half-revised draft, somehow. Storing on the list to close my weird
> You're already hosed because I posted this idea to this list, but here it
I recall I had repeatedly further revised this introductory line and
settled on wording including "these are only ideas".
> In the destination country, get a job in something like machine learning
> or cryptography so that working with weird stuff fits your profile.
> Encrypt data into normal conversation like an experienced criminal would.
> Perhaps you could independently train GPT-2 on a huge shared secret.
> Send conversation to an innocuous recipient via a public channel.
> Intended recipient acquires text from public channel. Can reply to a
> either innocuous recipient or communication channel. Replies as the
I recall I had revised this such that the intended recipient replies to an
unrelated innocuous recipient as themselves. I thought this might reduce
weirdness that a surveillance system might profile -- e.g. law enforcement
oriented systems would be more likely to notice behaviors associated with
pretending to be somebody else. My revision was lost.
> Could do website behavior knocking (click links on a host in a
> pre-arranged or cryptographic order) if you needed an out-of-band channel.
> The situation has a lot of unknown parameters. Get a common job and use
> your new laptop for two years before beginning communications.
I recall I had removed this final paragraph, after making the starting
paragraph regarding getting a job. My revision was lost.
I recall sending the message, but considering that my idea needed better
rearchitecting around the specific concerns and skills of the people in the
thread, before sending it.
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