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Secrets of the Internet
11 21 95 Times of London screams that
Pedophiles use encoding devices to make
secret use of Internet
Its newsstory reports an
was told that
International pedophile rings
an encryption system
known as PGP -- Pretty Good Privacy --
developed in [where else!] America
Experts estimate that it could take 10 years for computer
systems to crack the individual codes.
If that's not enough to reduce you to jelly,
Police [are] also concerned at the use of a "remailing"
service being provided by an Internet expert in Finland
who will take material sent to him and remove identifica-
tion marks before sending it out again.
On Monday, at the start of the two-day conference in Lon-
don on crime against children, Detective Chief Inspector
Bryan Drew of the UK's National National Criminal Intelli-
gence Service said
...although police increasingly realised the difficulties
posed by the Internet...as yet no one in Britain had de-
cided on a policy for dealing with them.
...the Internet and computers were among a number [of]
subjects being looked at by his unit.
Interim measures for "dealing with" computers and the 'Net
As part of the Interpol work, a network of 64 liaison offi-
cers had been set up round the world to keep contact on
And when the State ("no one") DECIDES...?
NOTE. The NandO News website URL is:
The newsstory's dateline is:
LONDON (Nov 21, 1995 - 01:24 EST)
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