1994-02-06 - TEMPEST - Electronic eavesdropping

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From: hughes@ah.com (Eric Hughes)
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
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UTC Datetime: 1994-02-06 23:16:08 UTC
Raw Date: Sun, 6 Feb 94 15:16:08 PST

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From: hughes@ah.com (Eric Hughes)
Date: Sun, 6 Feb 94 15:16:08 PST
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
Subject: TEMPEST - Electronic eavesdropping
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>In the US it not illegal to posess TEMPEST-surveillance equipment but
>it is illegal to take appropriate counter-measures to prevent 

Can we get the urban folklore set clued into this one?

Electromagnetic shielding is not illegal.  On the contrary, in the
USA, the FCC finds shielding highly desirable.