Fw: you have got to read this!!! (fwd)

Dennis Putnam dap1 at MINDSPRING.COM
Fri Nov 14 17:06:10 MST 1997


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At 11:56 PM 11/13/97 -0500, you wrote:
>
>Trust this coming from the same government that has ruled that any form
>of 56bit encryption must have a backdoor in that the US governement has
>a key too?  I don't think so!!  For those of you who don't know what I
>am talking about here, recently the US government ruled that the current
>state of encryption technology is sufficent to defeat any attempt to be
>decrypted by government agencies.  Because of that, they have determined
>that it is in the interest of public saftey to allow a backdoor passcode
>into any advanced form of encryption technology.  They further state that
>we should "trust" the government with that key.
>  SNIP

How about a big thank you for Phil Zimmerman the developer of PGP.
Fortunately there is no back door and insufficient computing resources to
crack it.

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