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[FYI] (Fwd) SAFE returns?

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To:            cryptography@c2.net
Subject:       SAFE returns?
Reply-to:      perry@piermont.com
From:          "Perry E. Metzger" <perry@piermont.com>
Date:          15 Jan 1999 18:35:59 -0500

Quite a week. India threatens to ban U.S. weakened crypto, France
takes step towards permitting the domestic use of cryptography, and
now SAFE is being re-introduced


   Crypto policy back in the spotlight 
   By Courtney Macavinta
   Staff Writer, CNET News.com
   January 15, 1999, 2:15 p.m. PT 

   CUPERTINO, California--Despite an emerging Cold War-like attitude
   toward China's access to sophisticated U.S. technologies, Silicon
   Valley Rep. Zoe Lofgren today said she plans to reintroduce
   legislation to ease export controls on encryption.