1994-06-20 - Re: Andy Grove on Clipper

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From: khijol!erc (Ed Carp [Sysadmin])
To: tcmay@netcom.com (Timothy C. May)
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UTC Datetime: 1994-06-20 03:56:27 UTC
Raw Date: Sun, 19 Jun 94 20:56:27 PDT

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From: khijol!erc (Ed Carp [Sysadmin])
Date: Sun, 19 Jun 94 20:56:27 PDT
To: tcmay@netcom.com (Timothy C. May)
Subject: Re: Andy Grove on Clipper
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> > The public slap in the face our agenda received the other day on
> > the crypto export issue should be proof enough that our enemies
> > will accept nothing less than the total surrender of our right to
> > personal privacy.  It's time to stop being nice.  When you go after 
> > the King, you shoot to kill.
> I'm sure there are those scanning this liFrom owner-cypherpunks  Mon Jun 20 01:18:06 1994
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> The problem with the serial port dongles are:
> 3) PCs typically don't have a spare serial port.
> 1) while parallel port dongles are known technology, making it work
> on a serial port is more problematical.

Only if you're trying to share the port with other functions,
like, ummm, modems, which you'll probably want at about the same
time you want your random number generator.  But if you've got a 
spare slot to put a random number generator in, you could just as well
put *it* in the spare slot, and save $20 or whatever the current price
difference between internal and external modems is.  Except for
laptops, where slots are generally not available (except PCMCIA),