The Encryption Issue... (fwd)

Dannyman dannyman at dannyland.org
Fri Sep 5 17:36:26 UTC 1997


On Fri, Sep 05, 1997 at 01:09:02PM -0400, Marc Hurst wrote:

> I wrote a note to Senator Hutchison in response to the forwarded posting 
> I saw here on the list.
> 
> She was quoted as being in support of the archiving of encryption keys to 
> keep children from viewing pornography on the Internet.
> 
> This was the response I got...
[...]
>      If you provided your postal mailing address, Senator Hutchison will 
>      respond to your comments or concerns by regular mail.

Congress wishes to set an example for us by not using crypto stuff like PGP
themselves, being as it's the stuff of pedophiles and whatnot.

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