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Re: NSA Chief Counsel in Wired, to appear on AOL

>   What worries law enforcement agencies --what should worry them -- is a
>   world where encryption is standardized and ubiquitous: a world where
>   anyone who buys an US$80 phone gets an "encrypt" button that
>   interoperates with everyone else's; a world where every fax machine
>   and every modem automatically encodes its transmissions without asking
>   whether that is necessary. In such a world, every criminal will gain a
>   guaranteed refuge from the police without lifting a finger.

Well, I guess we now know what our mission is as cypherpunks. :-)