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Re: What the NSA is patenting...

On Tue, 3 Sep 1996, Bruce Schneier wrote:

> I just spent a pleasant hour or so searching a patent database for all
> patents assigned to the NSA.  There's some interesting stuff:
> 	"Self-locking, tamper-evident package"
> 	Method of retrieving documents that concern the same topic"

Oh Bruce, Bruce, Bruce,
Say it ain't so -- the NSA is trying to patent the

                   GUMMED ENVELOPE ???!

*NOW* I have truly seen everything.