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Re: AT&T produces video encryptor -- is it clipper based?

>I just saw a story go by on the dow jones wire saying that AT&T had
>developed a "comprehensive security system for commercial information
>services". It is said to be an encryption system developed jointly by
>Bell Labs and VLSI, and its intedned for set-top boxes and "the
>internet". VLSI was one of the contractors on Clipper. Anyone know if
>this is an "escrowed" system? Anyone know any other details?

I wasn't involved in this product, but i know the people who are.  No, It's
not clipper based.  It's beimngh announced (right now) at the rsa
cinference (which I'm at tat the moment).

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