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Re: FBI calls for mandatory key escrow; Denning on export ctrls (fwd)



> 
> I noticed that strange air bag analogy myself. Clearly, Freeh and his
> puppet masters are trying to skew the discussion towards "public safety".
> Of course, requiring GAK is more like requiring a remote kill switch in 
the
> ignition of all new cars so cops can just type a license plate number 
into
> their terminal to halt a fleeing car. [BTW, such kill switches will be
> required before long. I trust we all know this].

Already implemented actually. All modern automobiles have a rather 
respectable amount of computing power that is vulnerable to directed radio 
frequency weapons, whose effect to microelectronics is similar to an 
electromatic pulse. =This= is what is driving the push to get older 
vehicles off the road, not environmentalist's arguments about 'global 
warming'.

> Frankly, I don't care if they outlaw crypto. We'll just glue stego on top
> of it. And Joe Sixpack couldn't care less. Nor do I care if Joe Sixpack
> wants to be spanked by his wife or plungered by his government. It's his
> choice.


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Date: 09/04/97
Time: 08:43:59
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     -export-a-crypto-system-sig -RSA-3-lines-PERL
#!/bin/perl -sp0777i<X+d*lMLa^*lN%0]dsXx++lMlN/dsM0<j]dsj
$/=unpack('H*',$_);$_=`echo 16dio\U$k"SK$/SM$n\EsN0p[lN*1
lK[d2%Sa2/d0$^Ixp"|dc`;s/\W//g;$_=pack('H*',/((..)*)$/)
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