GSM encryption crack made public
Posted Jan 8, 2010 17:59 UTC (Fri) by giraffedata
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And it's to protect carriers from fraud, which they will have to eat
They won't eat it. They'll charge it to the customers (i.e. fraud increases the cost of phone service). So what we can say about encryption is that it's partly to protect the customer (from a privacy standpoint) and partly to reduce the price of the service.
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