Private data protection.

Vinc Duran uberpfloyd at
Tue Jun 3 05:22:43 CEST 2008

This is more what I was thinking. Most folks have a trusted system, some
where with remote access. At work, a friends', perhaps someplace akin to
google docs. You find a computer and send your phone the wipe code. Or the
lock up tight and phone home code, or even the delete the private stuff, act
like a new phone and keep sending me your location code.

On Sun, Jun 1, 2008 at 7:50 AM, Ilja O. <vrghost at> wrote:

> On Sun, Jun 1, 2008 at 2:34 PM, Philippe Guillebert
> <phyce at> wrote:
> > Ilja O. wrote:
> >>
> >> Who says that this password will be created by human? Program should
> >> generate it automatically, shows it to user, user writes (or prints)
> >> it and saves in piggy bank hoping he will not need it at all.
> >> This function will be used so rare that there is not point in creating
> >> rememberable passwords.
> >>
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > And then, when he doesn't have the neo anymore, he have to find where the
> > **** he put the code, run to a friend's with the piece of paper, "hey can
> I
> > send an SMS ?", copy 160 random characters from a piece of paper with a
> > crappy input method on the friend's phone and hope he didn't misspell a
> > single bit of it or the whole process would be useless.
> >
> > Yeah, sounds very doable...
> >
> You can store this in file. Or we append simple hash to key itself.
> Remembering one more password is much worse (it becomes even worser
> when you remember that this password will be used (at most) only one
> time. Who will be able to remember such password for an event with
> such probability?).
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