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Re: Netscape gives in to key escrow
| > http://www.cnet.com/Central/News/govt.html
| To secure Net communications, the government will need to have access to
| private data exchanges using what is known as a key escrow security system,
| said Clark. He added that an invincible security system for the Net is
| possible, but such a system won't be built unless the government
| has a stake in it. "That's where key escrow comes in," said Clark.
(Assuming this means Netscape intends to build-in key escrow,
not lobby for it...)
How does Netscape intend to address the liability issues if
the key database is stolen and their *voluntary* actions lead to my
private communications being exposed?
(Jeff, if you could pass this on to the powers that escrow, I'd
appriciate it. I know you're here on behalf of you, but...)
"It is seldom that liberty of any kind is lost all at once."