Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Friday September 25, 2015

What Snowden Got Wrong About Eavesdropping On Aliens

So you mean that stealing documents from the government and releasing them to the public doesn't make you an expert on aliens? That's odd. stick out tongue

Snowden went on to suggest that if humans overheard aliens communicating amongst themselvesآ—if humans were to pick up the alien version of a telephone call or television broadcastآ—it might be so well encrypted that it would be invisible among the radio chatter of the natural universe. But that's not necessarily the case, Shostak said, because even general broadcast signals would have narrow-band components that humans might notice.

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