[ExI] internet privacy

William Flynn Wallace foozler83 at gmail.com
Tue Jul 29 00:40:24 UTC 2014

On Mon, Jul 28, 2014 at 7:04 PM, Tara Maya <tara at taramayastales.com> wrote:

> On Jul 20, 2014, at 7:03 AM, William Flynn Wallace <foozler83 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> I think you are right. If you really belong to a community that has a
> true, living language, and you all use that, you could probably maintain
> your privacy. I am not convinced that our decoding skills are sufficient to
> break a living language yet.
> The problem is that if you don't already belong to such a community -- and
> I'd venture to guess that almost no one who is worried about computer
> privacy, unless they are secretly extra-terrestrial aliens living amongst
> us, does so -- then it's very hard to reap the advantages. If you pick an
> existing rare language and learn it, what is to stop the Snoopers from
> doing the same? If you invent the language, how can you make sure it is
> both sufficiently expansive and different from known languages as to be
> indecipherable yet sufficiently easy and relevant to modern life as to be
> learnable?
> Finally, how do you communicate with people who do not speak this language
> -- ie. most of the world with whom you need to do online socializing, never
> mind business?

> Tara Maya

​Why learn the language at all?  Create it, upload it to the computers to
be used which then translate it into whatever language you need. As for how
to go about creating it, I dunno.  I'd just find a linguist who knew many
languages and create one that did not follow any of the rules commonly used
in them​

​so that there would not be any way a decoder could tell if a word was a
noun, verb, whatever.  You could put in all sorts of things, like every 5th
sentence is reversed, or scramble them further with a random numbers table.
To be used only for ultrasecret communications, not everyday use - unless
you are a government or industrial spy.  Sounds good to me but then I am no
computer geek at all.

bill wallace


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