1994-06-27 - Re: Is the NSA really competent?

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From: nelson@crynwr.com (Russell Nelson)
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
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UTC Datetime: 1994-06-27 13:13:35 UTC
Raw Date: Mon, 27 Jun 94 06:13:35 PDT

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From: nelson@crynwr.com (Russell Nelson)
Date: Mon, 27 Jun 94 06:13:35 PDT
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
Subject: Re: Is the NSA really competent?
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   crypto group, it looks like the NSA contribued to _none_ of 
   the major advances in cryptography that occured during its zenith.

Exactly.  It's not the NSA's job to contribute to major advances in
publicly-known cryptography.  In fact, you could probably even say
that it's their job to inhibit such advances...

-russ <nelson@crynwr.com>
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