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Re: bit-split, or: the schizophrenia of trusted computing

From: Jonathan S. Shapiro
Subject: Re: bit-split, or: the schizophrenia of trusted computing
Date: Mon, 01 May 2006 12:47:14 -0400

On Mon, 2006-05-01 at 18:05 +0200, Marcus Brinkmann wrote:
> At Mon, 01 May 2006 12:01:55 -0400,
> "Jonathan S. Shapiro" <address@hidden> wrote:
> > The second point is fundamentally a value judgment, and it cannot be
> > decided by purely technical means. It implies that there may exist
> > *some* forms of information encapsulation are not only acceptable, but
> > may be ethically mandatory.
> But as you said, it can not be decided purely by technical means.  A
> consequence is that in many circumstances, and I have in mind
> particularly those circumstances which have a broader public impact,
> technical means may not be the appropriate means to enforce encapsulation.

In the absence of technical means of support, encapsulation *cannot* be
enforced in a share-access computing system.

If you can offer a demonstration of how to do it, you will overturn
decades of security research going all the way back to the Anderson
Report and earlier. If you can actually demonstrate this, then trust me
when I say that your life is completely *wasted* in the area of


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