Tuesday, April 4, 2006


A Pretty Good Way to Foil the NSA

`How easy is it for the average internet user to make a phone call secure enough to frustrate the NSA’s extrajudicial surveillance program?

Wired News took Phil Zimmermann’s newest encryption software, Zfone, for a test drive and found it’s actually quite easy, even if the program is still in beta.

Zimmermann, the man who released the PGP e-mail encryption program to the world in 1991 — only to face an abortive criminal prosecution from the government — has been trying for 10 years to give the world easy-to-use software to cloak internet phone calls.’

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