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Re: Building crypto archives worldwide to foil US-built Ber



I think Arnold Reinhold has the right idea, 100% - only post 
plain-English versions of algorithms. To paraphrase: "Banning 
plain-English instructions for building your own crypto
software will require the starkest abridgement of the First
Amendment."

Force their hand. Make them spell it out in the harshest
black and white. It is the only way to get the clueless 
sheeple to figure out what it really going on.

Jim Choate is also right. Empower _everyone_ to write their
own code, regardless of mathematical skill. Spell it out so
simply that people with access to only BASIC can do it in
their living room while watching TV. Yeah, so we appeal to
"the lowest common denomiator." Face it, that's 95% of the
population, and we have to get them on our side.


Jim Choate wrote:
> 
> Forwarded message:
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> > Date: Tue, 08 Dec 1998 10:41:33 -0500
> > From: John Young <[email protected]>
> > Subject: Re: Building crypto archives worldwide to foil US-built Ber
> 
> > Yes, Gilmore's proposal was to mirror the contents; URLs threaten
> > no reg-makers.
> >
> > Yep, mirrors of everything would be very large. We've heard already
> > that folks would like help in knowing what to mirror if they can't do
> > large archives, or can't easily decide which are most important.
> 
> [text deleted]
> 
> > What would help is a list from experts on what are the most gov-enraging
> > programs. We'd like to offer a few of those on jya.com, to test BXA's up-and-
> > running crypto-enforcement program, maybe get some jail and trial pleasure,
> > it's been too quiet on Bernstein, Junger, Karn, et al, a deliberate gov-stall,
> > awaiting Wassenaar.
> 
> Besides enraging, it should also include the necessary documents,
> monographs, libraries, etc. to empower others to write the code within their
> own legal boundaries.
> 
> If somebody makes the effort to compile such a list I'd like to personaly
> request they include this in addition to finished product.
> 
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