Alternative to steganography http://www.newscientist.com/news/news.jsp?id=ns99992506 An international group of "hacktivists" says it is about to release a computer program designed to let political dissidents communicate via the internet without fear of government eavesdropping. Hacktivismo, an international group of programmers and activists, says the program, named Camera/Shy, will make it simple to bury encrypted information in innocuous-looking images that can then be shared over the internet. Those with the same program will then be able to automatically detect and extract concealed information. The "hacktivists" are to release their new program on July 13 during the computer security convention H2K2 in New York City. The hacktivismo group is sponsored by the US computer hacker group Cult of the Dead Cow, which has previewed another program designed to beat government surveillance, called Peek-a-booty. Read full article at URL above. The USA government really forces people to defend their communication in many ways, not just dissidents. Think in general in business and all kinds of projects which don't need peeking eyes.