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Re: How the FBI/NSA forces can further twist SAFE



On Thu, 25 Sep 1997, Declan McCullagh wrote:

> 4. Conference committee between the Senate and House versions.
> 
> Underlying all this is the threat of a presidential veto. What pro-crypto
> legislation can survive it? That will give the FBI/NSA more leverage when
> pushing for their kind of "compromise." Especially because of the slothful
> speed of the Senate, the process will take close to a year, probably.

Yeah, well, except that there isn't a year left for this Congress.  If it 
doesn't get done before the next recess (in which we don't see Congress 
again until it becomes teh 106th, next year) the slate is wiped clean and 
we start from ground zero.