18.08.2005 21:13

Visa denied for Chineese researcher

Xiaoyun Wang, mathematician and cryptographer who made attacks much faster than ones known for certain crypto tools wasn't given US visa. She needed it to present here new results. I've read it at Schneier's blog. Such things happen. What I found very strange was a quote (later I found it in NYT article. It states that it's not uncommon, especially for high-tech specialists. My question is why... No answer.

Posted by Mara | Categories: Security