1996-12-31 - Re: New crypto regulations

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From: Dale Thorn <dthorn@gte.net>
To: Gemini Thunder <gt@kdn0.attnet.or.jp>
Message Hash: e7f998633ea88d3277a4474784cdaea7360caa479d9fc849b66d3e5f6083acc7
Message ID: <32C95126.1CA9@gte.net>
Reply To: <32cc13c3.83442324@kdn0.attnet.or.jp>
UTC Datetime: 1996-12-31 17:46:33 UTC
Raw Date: Tue, 31 Dec 1996 09:46:33 -0800 (PST)

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From: Dale Thorn <dthorn@gte.net>
Date: Tue, 31 Dec 1996 09:46:33 -0800 (PST)
To: Gemini Thunder <gt@kdn0.attnet.or.jp>
Subject: Re: New crypto regulations
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Gemini Thunder wrote:
> gt@kdn0.attnet.or.jp (Gemini Thunder) wrote:
> >Has magnetic media never been tested in court for freedom of press
> >applicability?  What are the laws that outline the differences between
> >magnetic media and printed media?  Specifically, the one(s) that
> >permit the non-protection of magnetic media?[snippo]
> Also, what qualifies as "encryption" here?  Basic implementation of
> an algorithm?  Full-blown programs? Hash functions?  Steganography
>  (with/without additional encryption)?  Data after a CTRL-Z?  (Sorry,
> couldn't help it)

Actually, on MS-DOS computers (UNIX too?), the data following end-of-
file is real enough, even when the file header *doesn't* recognize it.

Paste a few of these together, and presto-stego, there you are.