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Re: Key-Escrow

At 2:13 PM -0400 9/29/96, [email protected] wrote:
>I have a question.
>There seems to be a lot of excitement over the key escrow stuff da gubermint
>is trying to install.
>Couldn't one burn off maybe 10 ** 200 keys and say, hey gubermint dude, these
>are like, gonna be my keys.

This has been discussed many times, even very recently. You don't think key
registration will be _free_, do you? Not many licenses are.

(Ignoring the issue of 10^200 being a lot more than there are particles in
the Universe, now estimated to be 10^75 elementary particles.)

--Tim May

We got computers, we're tapping phone lines, I know that that ain't allowed.
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