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From Les Hazlewood <>
Subject Re: France to require unhashed password storage
Date Mon, 25 Apr 2011 18:29:52 GMT
That is absolutely insane!  I hope the IT organizations in France
fight this.  It puts all of them at extreme risk/liability.  Clearly
the lawmakers are clueless - it is the citizens' duty to overturn



On Mon, Apr 25, 2011 at 12:35 AM, Emmanuel Lecharny <> wrote:
> On 4/25/11 6:48 AM, Alan D. Cabrera wrote:
>> Interesting
> That's crazy ! This has been voted in february, and requires that any
> provider has to keep the password and the data needed to check it.
> In other words, you must store a two-ways encrypted password. This is a
> MAJOR security risk. I don't even understand how possibly such a law can
> have been voted silently without anybody noticed it...
> Time to make some noise around it, now.
> Man, is France worse than Libya, Syria or Iran ?

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