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CAPTCHAcryption

Foil the snoopers.
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Simple enough ....

Type your message into a program that produces scrambled, distorted, overlapping random fonts - but still legible to a human - and outputs it as a monochrome bitmap.

Compress the bitmap. Encrypt the resultant file, or employ steganography. Send it to the recipient, who reverses the process and extracts the image.

The advantage is that there is no "plain text" to recover. Even if the message is intercepted, brute-force analysis will not result in text that can be pattern-matched against dictionaries; the image only makes "sense" when interpreted via human vision.

8th of 7, Apr 07 2016

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       Or just use my handwriting. Even I can't read it after awhile.
RayfordSteele, Apr 07 2016
  

       So... a Ransom note app? I'm good with that, I'm just trying to picture what such a message would look like.   

       Nice +
ixnaum, Apr 08 2016
  

       // I'm just trying to picture what such a message would look like. //   

       It would look like a sample of [RayfordS]'s handwriting, only a trifle more legible.
8th of 7, Apr 08 2016
  

       This is, once again, not an idea without merit. That makes it 2/3rds of a hat-trick, [8th].
MaxwellBuchanan, Apr 08 2016
  
      
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