[RC5] new member question

Ivo Janssen ivo at ricardis.tudelft.nl
Sat Jan 23 02:57:39 EST 1999


On Thu, 21 Jan 1999, Matt Steinhoff wrote:

>     Before folks start running a client, they have to ask themselves
> if cracking RC5-64 is worth losing one's files or one's job as both
> could possibly happen and, in the case of the latter, has happened.
> (Check the list archives.)

He lost his job because he installed the client on lots of computers,
on which he wasn't authorized to install the client.
These computers crashed, and he got the blame for it, and probably it
wasn't the d.net's client's fault these computers acted weird.

So if you ask permission first, you won't get fired.

Ivo

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