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Re: Globally legal Netscape
[email protected] (Dr. Frederick B. Cohen) writes:
> - The Russian revolution resulted in purges killing hundreds of
> thousands of innocent people because of their private, turned
> public, views as expoused in their private writings.
Correction: tens of millions were killed (including my great-grandfather).
> - The Soviet government took away personal privacy to keep their
> stranglehold on their people.
It's interesting to note that the democratic Russian government banned
all unlicenced cryptography this year. (I posted the translation of
Yeltsin's decreee to this list).
> - The Germans under Hitler used personal records to identify and
> murder millions of Jews and other peoples.
One conspiciously absent example: the Roosevelt administration used the
census data (supposedly confidential) to ferret out persons of Japanese
descent, who were then sent to concentration camps.
<a href="mailto:[email protected]">Dr. Dimitri Vulis</a>
Brighton Beach Boardwalk BBS, Forest Hills, N.Y.: +1-718-261-2013, 14.4Kbps