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Re: NSA says Joe Sixpack won't buy crypto

On Mon, 4 Sep 1995, Jeff Simmons wrote:

> Date: Mon, 4 Sep 1995 20:48:51 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Jeff Simmons <[email protected]>
> To: [email protected]
> Subject: Re: NSA says Joe Sixpack won't buy crypto
> Here's a prediction:  within one year, we will see the advent of Micro$oft's
> "Not So Bad Privacy".  It'll be a secret algorithm with either GAK done by
> Micro$oft itself, or a flat-out trap door.  ANY communications with a 
> Windoze box or network will have to use it, or loose the market.

It's here already.
It's called "lotus notes."

> About the
> same time, Justice will suddenly 'loose interest' in its various 
> investigations of M$.  Micro$oft will probably give it away for free as part
> of the Windows 95.702 upgrade. 

Wait a few months.  Justice is boring of the investigation even now.

> -- 
> Jeff Simmons                           [email protected]

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