1994-06-29 - ACM Press Conference on Crypto 6/30

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From: David Banisar <Banisar@epic.org>
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From: David Banisar <Banisar@epic.org>
Date: Wed, 29 Jun 94 06:33:21 PDT
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Subject: ACM Press Conference on Crypto 6/30
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	A press conference will be held at the U.S. Capitol on Thursday, June 30 at 10:30 am to announce the release of a new study on the controversial Clipper cryptography proposal. 

The ACM cryptography panel was chaired by Dr. Stephen Kent, Chief Scientist for Security Technology with the firm of Bolt Beranek and Newman.  Dr. Susan Landau, Research Associate Professor in Computer Science at the University of Massachusetts, co-ordinated the work of the panel and did most of the writing. The panel members were:
Dr. Clinton Brooks, Advisor to the Director, National
  Security Agency
Scott Charney, Chief of the Computer Crime Unit, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice
Dr. Dorothy Denning, Computer Science Chair, Georgetown
Dr. Whitfield Diffie, Distinguished Engineer, Sun
Dr. Anthony Lauck, Corporate Consulting Engineer,
  Digital Equipment Corporation
Douglas Miller, Government Affairs Manager, Software
  Publishers Association
Dr. Peter Neumann, Principal Scientist, SRI
David Sobel, Legal Counsel, Electronic Privacy
 Information Center.

	The final report of the panel will be made public at the Thursday 
press conference.  Also, the policy committee of the 85,000 member ACM will 
release a statement on cryptography issues facing the Clinton administration.

	For more information, call (202) 298-0842.  Additional press 
announcement forthcoming.

	Cryptography report announcement.  10:30 am, Thursday, June 30, 
United States Capitol building, room SC-5.