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A Flawed Encryption Policy

Authors: Anonymous

Published: April 1996

URL: https://search.proquest.com/docview/430685501/fulltext/2EA1B6B49BC74036PQ/1?accountid=14503

Tags: 1990s Clinton Crypto Wars Crypto Wars I Export Controls Terrorism

Abstract: An editorial contends that the new White House proposal to keep high-powered encryption software out of the hands of foreign terrorists and criminals is needlessly restrictive and probably unworkable. The editorial says that the technology, which is legal in the US, is a good way for honest citizens to prevent crime and should be disseminated domestically and abroad.