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Re: (IPng) Proposed message on perfect forward security
> I will also add that ESP requires DES. Could we select an encryption
> algorithm that has no export restrictions any where in the world.
Sure. Use ROT13.
There is *no* cryptographic algorithm with is of any use that is
acceptable to all governments on earth.
I oppose the evisceration of critical internet technologies to appease
the short-sighted paranoiacs working for some governments. (Did you
know that Pakistan just banned the use of cellphones because their
secret police find they are too much of a pain to trace?)
I say that we simply behave like engineers and design the best system
we can, and leave it to the governments to cripple their own countries
by making it impossible for their citizenry to join the internet, or
by leaving their citizens open to massive fraud and invasion of
privacy. I will not lend my support to a consensus for anything less
than the best system I know how to design, and I suspect that others
feel the same way.