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Re: Web TV with 128b exported

At 2:08 PM -0400 on 10/6/98, David Honig wrote:

> http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/981005/ca_microso_1.html
> MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp.'s (Nasdaq:
> MSFT - news) WebTV Networks today announced it is the first U.S. company to
> obtain government approval to export nonkey recovery-based 128-bit-strength
> encryption for general commercial use.

Looks like all of those clandestine visits that BillG, um, paid, to BillC
in Martha's Vinyard the last couple of summers finally, um, paid off?


Bob Hettinga
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