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Posted Jun 7, 2013 0:58 UTC (Fri) by davecb (subscriber, #1574)
Printers or PDF makers were sort-of downgraders, or at least multi-level devices: we had them print "TOP SECRET Q" across the pages where most people print "DRAFT".
If I was doing a personal secure system, I'd want to have
1) secure email, using private keys
2) a "paste insecure" command so I could downgrade snippits of stuff for transmision in email or sftp or whatever.
3) the usual tools for the security admin to downgrade a file
4) a printer that knew what to print across the pages based on level and category.
I used to run Trusted Solaris at home, and rarely signed on as the security guy to downgrade things, only when I needed to export some work stuff that for some reason I'd done on my personal machine. The disk died, though, and I switched to Linux about the same time.
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