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Comment Why the mysterious end of TrueCrypt development? (Score 1) 142 142

Last year when TrueCrypt developers suddenly threw in the towel, everyone assumed it was because TrueCrypt had been forced been subverted by the NSA, similar to Lavabit. If that's not the case though, as the audit suggests, then why did the developers suddenly quit?

Comment Good story, but a little long (Score 1) 86 86

I really enjoyed reading about the little war between Microsoft and AOL during the chat heyday. However the author went into asides that were 3x longer than the actual story he was trying to tell, going through the entire history of Microsoft and Apple.

"And do you think (fop that I am) that I could be the Scarlet Pumpernickel?" -- Looney Tunes, The Scarlet Pumpernickel (1950, Chuck Jones)