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At 09:17 AM 9/16/96 -0700, Lucky Green wrote:
>On Mon, 16 Sep 1996, John Young wrote:
>> 9-15-96. PcWe:
>> "IBM Boosts Encryption Initiative "
>> IBM security initiatives next month will include a
>> new way to build encryption into software and
>> technology that could enable U.S. companies to export
>> products with strong encryption algorithms. IBM also
>> will introduce several "key-recovery" technologies
>> that could enable businesses to satisfy the
>> requirement imposed by the U.S. government that it be
>> able to access encrypted data on demand.
>Aparently, Al Gore's recent phone calls to everybody who is anybody in the
>industry have paid off. After HP, TIS, and other unnamed parties, now IBM
>is supporting GAK. Folks, this battle is lost. Domestic GAK is coming to
>a PKI near you.
So, the "Little Tramp" and the "Great Dictator" turn out to be one and the same...