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Re: lynx-dev US encryption laws: FT latest

From: Philip Webb
Subject: Re: lynx-dev US encryption laws: FT latest
Date: Sun, 28 Nov 1999 12:54:39 -0500 (EST)

991128 Kim DeVaughn wrote: 
> I suspect the DoC would *prefer* to leave that area as "fuzzy" as possible,
> so they can try and intimidate developers of such applications
> into NOT providing such interfaces, as I do not believe for a moment
> the US really *wants* crypto regs *actually* relaxed
> or crypto usage to proliferate any more than can be helped.
> ============================================================================
> "We create the government that screws you, and then you're supposed to thank
>  us for protecting you from it."   --Congressman Vin Weber (R-Minn)
what with Anglos worried about doing anything illegal
& Americans paranoid at their own rulers' plots'n'schemes,
it's good to live in a country where governments are mainly viewed
as providers of health-care & other important public services ... (smile)

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