[Ilugc] [OT] Will pressurizing Blackberry (and Goohle and Skype)
into submission improve security?
shakthimaan at gmail.com
Tue Aug 31 11:49:44 IST 2010
--- On Tue, Aug 31, 2010 at 10:45 AM, Vivek Rajagopalan
<vivek at unleashnetworks.com> wrote:
| You dont need any electronics for this. The issue is not about users sending
| encrypted messages, it is about users sending cleartext messages.
AFAIK, as per TRAI regulations, GoI only allows use of 40-bit
encryption, which is obsolete in other countries because it is easy to
crack. If you need to use higher bits, you need to get written
permission from the Government.
An old, but, useful article . Not sure if things have changed since then.
 Bit by bit, India begins raising data security standards.
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