Proposal: Personal Data Encryption (maybe SoC?)

danimanns at danimanns at
Sun Mar 18 18:40:26 CET 2007

Knight Walker wrote:
> On Sun, 2007-03-18 at 12:19 +0000, Jim McDonald wrote:
>> Or perhaps some sort of voice recognition, perhaps a user-chosen
>> phrase?
> I vote no on this one, primarily due to not being able to access this
> information without nearby people hearing (Or possibly recording) the
> pass phrase (Think about trains, planes, buses, business meetings, etc).
> A user-defined symbol drawn on the screen or a password/PIN tapped into
> the screen would be ideal, preferably with a user-defined timeout period
> (1-minute, 5-minutes, until-phone-goes-to-sleep, etc).
> -KW
Yes, think about the people sitting next to you in a bus or something.
They could think you're crazy if you talk to your mobile, and tell it 
about your grandma :)

I would appreciate a fingerprint sensor - there are a lot of Asian 
mobile phones / smart phones
with a fingerprint sensor...

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