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Cspace and Trilight software



Posted the CSpace source, downloaded from the aabdalla.com site, to Github
for easy browsing:

http://github.com/jmcvetta/cspace



On Wed Dec 31 2014 at 12:39:59 PM Seth <[email protected]> wrote:

> On Sun, 28 Dec 2014 16:51:44 -0800, Seth <[email protected]> wrote:
> > "Things become "catastrophic" for the NSA at level five - when, for
> > example, a subject uses a combination of Tor, another anonymization
> > service, the instant messaging system CSpace and a system for Internet
> > telephony (voice over IP) called ZRTP. This type of combination results
> > in a "near-total loss/lack of insight to target communications,
> > presence," the NSA document states.
>
> John Gilmore dug up the Cspace software (see below), and I believe this is
> the Trilight software/service mentioned in the NSA docs:
> https://www.trilightzone.org/
>
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> Subject: "Catastrophic" for NSA: Tor+ Trilight Zone + Cspace + ZRTP on
> Linux
> Date: Tue, 30 Dec 2014 21:50:36 -0800
> From: John Gilmore <gnu[at]new.toad.com>
>
> Nice to hear that there's some software that makes NSA go deaf, dumb
> and blind.  Here is the Snowden release that mentions it (page 20):
>
>    "Presentation from the SIGDEV Conference 2012 explaining which
> encryption protocols and techniques can be attacked and which not"
>    http://www.spiegel.de/media/media-35535.pdf
>
> I found cspace (http://cspace.aabdalla.com/), which was a bit obscure
> and hasn't seen any maintenance since 2009 or so.  Its dependency
> ncrypt-0.6.4's source code is at Pypi and ncrypt-0.6.4 is in current
> Ubuntu distros.
>
> But I haven't yet found Trilight Zone.  Any clues?
>
> And I haven't found a reliable, usable, simple, free software VoIP
> client for Linux, let alone one that uses ZRTP.  Though I admit I gave
> up on looking about a year ago when I couldn't get anything to
> actually work.
>
>          John
>
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