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RE: Do the Right Thing

On Sun, 3 Dec 1995, Timothy C. May wrote:
> Is it too early to worry about outlawing of non-GAKked crypto? Hal Abelson 
> has this in the preliminary program for CFP '96, sent out today:
> "Events planned for this year's conference include: 
> - Federalprosecutors square off against civil-liberties lawyers 
> in a Supreme Court test of the "Cryptography Control Act of 
> 1996", which criminalizes non-escrowed encryption." 

Tim knows this, but before some other careless reader sets off a panic, I 
want to make it clear to that this is a MOOT court, in which
participants will PRETEND to test the validity of a HYPOTHETICAL act. 

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