1998-04-07 - Re: Canada’s Crypto Policy

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From: James Glave <james@wired.com>
To: John Young <jya@pipeline.com>
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From: James Glave <james@wired.com>
Date: Tue, 7 Apr 1998 14:44:39 -0700 (PDT)
To: John Young <jya@pipeline.com>
Subject: Re: Canada's Crypto Policy
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Also see my Wired News piece on this meeting:


Crypto Canucks: Hands Off Our Keys! 
                      5:03 am PST 2 Apr 98 - The captains
                      of Canada's cryptography industry sent a
                      message to Ottawa yesterday: keep
                      clear of domestic crypto controls, and
                      lighten up on the export policies. Was
                      anyone listening? 

At 03:22 PM 4/7/98 -0400, John Young wrote:
>Thanks to mctaylor and Carrie Bendzsa at Entrust we offer 
>her transcription of the recent Entrust roundtable on Canada's 
>Cryptography Policy:
>   http://jya.com/CA-crypto.htm  (113K)
>Good, vigorous discussion of how US export policy inhibits
>Canada's crypto policy and commerce. And what might be 
>done to get the CA gov to defy the supercop without getting 
>shackled like US miscreants.

            James Glave : Senior Technology Writer : Wired News
                   http://www.wirednews.com : 415.276.8430