1997-05-22 - Re: Nuking the Weapons Labs

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From: Kent Crispin <kent@songbird.com>
To: cypherpunks@algebra.com
Message Hash: 81b7a686da20109048619ede39459fc57089b21ac2187349debd5740c2cfdf02
Message ID: <19970521232341.43800@bywater.songbird.com>
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UTC Datetime: 1997-05-22 07:00:13 UTC
Raw Date: Thu, 22 May 1997 15:00:13 +0800

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From: Kent Crispin <kent@songbird.com>
Date: Thu, 22 May 1997 15:00:13 +0800
To: cypherpunks@algebra.com
Subject: Re: Nuking the Weapons Labs
In-Reply-To: <v03007807afa968fc0dbe@[]>
Message-ID: <19970521232341.43800@bywater.songbird.com>
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On Wed, May 21, 1997 at 09:39:57PM -0800, Tim May wrote:
> At 8:07 PM -0800 5/21/97, Willaim H. Geiger III wrote:
> >"think" and "government" should never be used in the same paragraph. I was
> >laughing so hard at the prospects of government drones trying to compete
> >in the private sector I pulled a muscle.
> Believe it. I suspect the "we can help you" program Kent Crispin is working
> on (some form of key recovery) is just such a program.



> None of these "commercialization" efforts went anywhere, nor was it ever
> appropriate for taxpayer-funded labs to enter into competition with
> privately-funded enterprises like Cadence, Daisy, Cray, etc.
> To be sure, LLL and LANL do pretty nice jobs of making hydrogen bombs. Now
> that H-bombs are passe, "remediation" is one way they're seeking contracts
> to survive. (Remediation of nuclear waste and existing weapons.)
> And things like the Extreme UV project. Look for an announcement soon.

As I said in a previous post, your spies aren't serving you well.  
However, it is just as well that you remain poorly informed.

Kent Crispin				"No reason to get excited",
kent@songbird.com			the thief he kindly spoke...
PGP fingerprint:   B1 8B 72 ED 55 21 5E 44  61 F4 58 0F 72 10 65 55