Privacy on the Line: The Politics of Wiretapping and Encryption (MIT Press) by Whitfield Diffie
English | Feb. 26, 2010 | ISBN: 0262514001 | 495 Pages | PDF | 4 MB
Telecommunication has never been perfectly secure. The Cold War culture of recording devices in telephone receivers and bugged embassy offices has been succeeded by a post-9/11 world of NSA wiretaps and demands for data retention. Although the 1990s battle for individual and commercial freedom to use cryptography was won, growth in the use of cryptography has been slow.