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open source program for elliptic curve cryptography
using a wxWidgets GUI
(digital signatures, ciphers, timestamps)
We are living in a time, where the worst data thieves on earth
want to imprison a whistle blower for data theft.
Academic Signature is conceived to be a self contained cryptography solution, which minimizes dependency on NSA influenced products and standards.
The necessity for such a solution became obvious in summer 2013, when Edward Snowden thankworthily blew the whistle on NSA behavior: The NSA aggressively pushed back-doored cryptographic standards, betrayed international academic values, lied to their parliamentary control panel and treated everyone -including US citizens and even Pope Francis- as "target" i.e. potential terrorist. It thus has been shown to be completely out of control.
Unfortunately the US Administration seems more determined to pursue its war on whistle blowers than to clean up this mess. So this deplorable state of affairs is here to stay with us and we have to cope with it. Using strong cryptography for your data in transit can be a building block in defending your privacy and our freedom.
I can only hope that democracy, openness and honesty will prevail, agencies gone nuts will be tamed and their mazed leaders will not -heaven forbid- succeed to the crown.
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or -> see some video tutorials(engl) -> video tutorials (in german language)
critical questions commonly asked by experts
Specifications: The "Academic
Paper(in german language) on using the tool in an academic environment