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Date: Sat, 09 Jun 2012 15:08:24 -0400
From: valdis.kletnieks@...edu
To: Jason Hellenthal <jhellenthal@...aix.net>
Cc: full-disclosure@...ts.grok.org.uk
Subject: Re: Obama Order Sped Up Wave of Cyberattacks
	Against Iran

On Fri, 08 Jun 2012 21:56:23 -0400, Jason Hellenthal said:
> Shit, Ill give the NSA a shell on any system... if it means achieving a
> greater goal. Whether its wrong or not... let the bots decide who is the
> better player as long as it brings the US into a primary position of
> power.

The problem with backdoors is they can be abused.  What do you do
if you give the NSA a shell, the Bad Guys abuse it, and it ends up with
the US in a non-primary position of power?

(CALEA taps are *widely* exploited by the bad guys.  Why would
giving the NSA a shell be any different?)

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