1994-02-05 - Crypto Regulation Reform

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From: m5@vail.tivoli.com (Mike McNally)
To: rcain@netcom.com (Robert Cain)
Message Hash: 07fbe6d87a575dfc27edd7513908185d185462a5c13afc579acbe7ae10af1e4f
Message ID: <9402052019.AA10570@vail.tivoli.com>
Reply To: <199402051934.LAA08528@mail.netcom.com>
UTC Datetime: 1994-02-05 20:20:19 UTC
Raw Date: Sat, 5 Feb 94 12:20:19 PST

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From: m5@vail.tivoli.com (Mike McNally)
Date: Sat, 5 Feb 94 12:20:19 PST
To: rcain@netcom.com (Robert Cain)
Subject: Crypto Regulation Reform
In-Reply-To: <199402051934.LAA08528@mail.netcom.com>
Message-ID: <9402052019.AA10570@vail.tivoli.com>
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Robert Cain writes:
 > A device can be made right now at lower cost
 > than a computer modem, much lower, that could be inserted between any
 > phone and the wall that would make it impossible, no matter what laws
 > are in place, to tap either passively or acitively, communication that
 > passes between two of these devices.  I know how to do it, could do it
 > and probably will just for the fun of it at least.  

Uhh, could you tell us?  Sounds like quite a breakthrough.  Credit
card sized?  Much cheaper than a modem, like $50 maybe?  And it
digititizes and securely encrypts speech (full duplex?) on the fly?

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