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Applied Cryptography is Banned in Oregon Prisons

My Applied Cryptography is on a list of books banned in Oregon prisons. It’s not me – and it’s not cryptography – it’s that the prisons ban books that teach people to code. The subtitle is “Algorithms, Protocols, and Source Code in C” – and that’s the reason. My more recent Cryptography Engineering is a much better book for prisoners,…