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I thought this was already covered in the "MIT Guide to Lock Picking"

mickey <mickeym@mindspring.com>
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01/24/2003 02:08 PM
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"Since publishing Mr. Blaze's technique could lead to an increase in
thefts and other crimes, it presented an ethical quandary for him and
for AT&T Labs -- the kind of quandary that must also be confronted
whenever new security holes are discovered in computing. There's no way
to warn the good guys without also alerting the bad guys," Mr. Blaze
said. "If there were, then it would be much simpler -- we would just
tell the good guys." Publishing a paper about vulnerable locks, however,
presented greater challenges than a paper on computer flaws....."

No mention of anyone threatening a lawsuit for teaching lock-picking