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Re: [inbox] Re: Supporters urge halt to, hacker's, extradition to US
From: Valdis.Kletnieks () vt edu
Date: Tue, 30 Sep 2008 17:33:45 -0400

On Tue, 30 Sep 2008 17:03:07 EDT, Eliah Kagan said:

Once the three-way handshake is complete, the client is in the
server's house, and may go into any room (this is application-layer
now) not forbidden by a security mechanism or law of the land. One
would be hard pressed to argue that an authentication system without a
password set is a security mechanism.

Actually, once the three-way handshake is complete, the situation is more
like "the client is talking to the server at the front door or on the
telephone, and has *not* been specifically invited into the interior of
the house".

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