RE: Sneaky Idea to enlist the Unwashed Masses

Melissa Reid (mreid@pobox.com)
Thu, 12 Jun 1997 02:47:56 -0500


>On Wed, 11 Jun 1997 15:25:00 -0700, Adam Haberlach wrote:
>
>>From: Charles Forsythe [SMTP:charles@novare.net]
>>
>>>My co-worker's been tossing out this idea... he's never going
>>>to implement it so I
>>>thought I'd mention it in this list and see what people think.
>>>Here it is:
>>> 1. Make a Java-applet DES cracker client
>>
>>I think it should be added to the FAQ, since at least three
>>people have come up with this clever idea in the past three
>>months.
>
>Wouldn't such an applet violate the export laws of the US and Canada?

Wouldn't this idea sincerely annoy the person whose machine actually found
the key, if they ever figured it out?

If it were *my* machine, I know it would.

Melissa Reid