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Re: Silly Shrinkwrapped Encryption



Adam Back wrote:

| The above "solution" to key escrow infra-structure calls from Freeh
| etc., should be credited to Carl Ellison; probably others have
| proposed it also.  Carl offered to sign some cheif spooks key, if he
| would generate one for the purpose, cheif spook declined the offer.

That was Phil Karn to NSA legal counsel at the Computers Freedom and
Privacy conference in Burlingame, 1994 or 1995.  I don't recall
hearing it before that.

Adam



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