notshannon writes "Reuters
about a new cell phone which automatically
encrypts communications. Of course, the
matching handset will decrypt the message.
Security doesn't come cheap, around $4000
per pair, but it's probably as reliable as anyone
in these parts could wish. Favorite quote:
'We allow everyone to check the security for themselves, because we're the only ones who publish the source code,' said Rop Gonggrijp at Amsterdam-based NAH6.
Amusingly, the article cites government.nl and not
nsa.gov as the world's most prolific phone tapper."
"Little prigs and three-quarter madmen may have the conceit that the laws of
nature are constantly broken for their sakes."
-- Friedrich Nietzsche