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RE: Question about 'TEMPEST'

Tim May wrote:

> The full TEMPEST specs are more or less classified, as might 
> be expected. (Because one does not lightly tell one's enemies
>  what one is measuring for.)

> Contrary to popular rumor, it is not "illegal" to shield
>  computers, to "use TEMPEST methods," as it were.

Rather hard to see how it could be, given that the details are supposed to
be secret!  If all of a sudden you got arrested for wrapping wet towels
around screens that would be a Big Clue....

(of course that assumes you live in a country where you get told what you;ve
been arrested for. Hmmmm....)