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Re: China joins Singapore, Germany, ....

The revised Hatch "child porn" legislation criminalizes even *attempting* 
to download the forbidden data. And has two definitions of child porn 
that create a kind of legal buffet for prosectors' delectation.


On Mon, 9 Sep 1996, Timothy C. May wrote:

> Even here in the United States, connecting to an illegal site may mean
> imprisonment. (The charge: trafficking in child pornography, for example.)
> Rather than saying such laws are "meaningless," developing blinded,
> steganographic, etc. proxies may be a more useful strategy.
> --Tim May
> We got computers, we're tapping phone lines, I know that that ain't allowed.
> ---------:---------:---------:---------:---------:---------:---------:----
> Timothy C. May              | Crypto Anarchy: encryption, digital money,
> [email protected]  408-728-0152 | anonymous networks, digital pseudonyms, zero
> W.A.S.T.E.: Corralitos, CA  | knowledge, reputations, information markets,
> Higher Power: 2^1,257,787-1 | black markets, collapse of governments.
> "National borders aren't even speed bumps on the information superhighway."

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