1997-09-15 - Re: unSAFE won’t pass?

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From: “John Smith” <jsmith58@hotmail.com>
To: cypherpunks@cyberpass.net
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UTC Datetime: 1997-09-15 03:13:11 UTC
Raw Date: Mon, 15 Sep 1997 11:13:11 +0800

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From: "John Smith" <jsmith58@hotmail.com>
Date: Mon, 15 Sep 1997 11:13:11 +0800
To: cypherpunks@cyberpass.net
Subject: Re: unSAFE won't pass?
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Declan McCullagh <declan@well.com>:

>By late September, the Commerce committee will vote on SAFE. By
>mid-October, the committee chairs should have worked out a compromise
>package. This goes to the Rules committee, chaired by Solomon. Until 
>week he vowed to block SAFE. Now he'd like, I'm told, to get the FBI's
>version to the floor immediately. There are, however, only so many 
>on the suspension calendar.

The thing I still don't understand is why anyone thinks the house
will support the new bill.  There were hundreds of co-sponsors for
SAFE in its original form.  The modified version is exactly the
opposite of the original SAFE.  So it seems like a majority of house
members should oppose the bill.


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