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Re: WSJ article on PGP
On Mon, 2 May 1994, Jim Sewell wrote:
> > computer makers to build into their machines hardware that would allow
> > law-enforcement agencies to decipher any code that was used. The proposal
> > outraged confidentiality-minded corporations and computer users alike.
> > Eventually, it was dropped.
> Can you say Clipper boys and girls? I thought you could.
Jim, this was a reference to the original Digital Telephony Bill which was
dropped. The current one has no sponsors yet either.
If the government doesn't trust us with our weapons, why should we trust
them with theirs.