New UK crypto law and an idea on how to defeat it
Sean Rima <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Wed, 1 Dec 1999 17:44:50 +0000
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On Wed, 01 Dec 1999, Lars Hecking wrote:
> > My personal view is that such a bill may not happen. But if it does, it=
> > be mainly used for Organised Crime and Pedophile and not against the
> > average person on the street.
> You *trust* a government that installs public spy cameras, participates
> in ECHELON and other questionable exercises?
I *never* said I trust the goverment. If I trusted them, I would have said
the bill will come in :)
> The only way to defeat such a bill, should it happen, would be to
> propagate widespread public use of crypto. Now, let them try to
> lock up one millon. Or five million.
That I never see happening, sad but true. Most people are ignore of the use
and advantages of crypto and therefore it will not be as wide spread here as
it is in other places.
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