1994-05-05 - Re: Keyserver service outRAGE

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From: nobody@shell.portal.com
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
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UTC Datetime: 1994-05-05 20:43:49 UTC
Raw Date: Thu, 5 May 94 13:43:49 PDT

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From: nobody@shell.portal.com
Date: Thu, 5 May 94 13:43:49 PDT
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
Subject: Re: Keyserver service outRAGE
In-Reply-To: <9405051430.AA10487@mass6.FRB.GOV>
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Tom Allard <m1tca00@FRB.GOV> wrote:

> gtoal@an-teallach.com (Graham Toal) sez:
> [...]
> > The restriction on what new keys they accept was part of the deal, but
> > stop and think what it really means - is it going to affect *anybody*?
> Yes, it will effect those not in the U.S.  Or did you forget about them?
> > And what's to stop you fetching 2.5 and loading/re-dumping your old
> > key from that version?

So that's it, isn't it?  Clipperized PGP.  The government has pressured
RSA into allowing a new version of PGP, in an attempt to displace the
use of freeware PGP, with the hope that they will then be able to
control it more.  This stinks.