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Re: IP: Crypt Wars, UK-Style

In article <[email protected]> some1 wrote:


:      UK's Privacy International has awarded the Department of Trade and
: Industry a Big Brother award for its contribution to invading privacy. The
: DTI wants all companies offering encrypted services to be licensed, which
: means using a third party holding keys to the user's encryption code.
: Encryption licensed outside the UK will not be recognised, and thus would
: not be protected by law. And only the recommendation of senior police is
: needed to get a key - users aren't allowed to know if their key has been
: given to the police. More Big Brother awards at http://www.privacy.org/pi/  

Hmm would like to see on which EC directive/law they base this exclusion
of 'foreign' (ie EC) TTP's.

Alex de Joode | International CryptoRunners | http://www.replay.com
         'A little paranoia can lengthen your life'