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[FYI] (Fwd) FC: Privacy is an antisocial act

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Date sent:      	Sat, 16 Oct 1999 12:02:59 -0400
To:             	politech@vorlon.mit.edu
From:           	Declan McCullagh <declan@well.com>
Subject:        	FC: Privacy is an antisocial act, from my weekly Wired column
Send reply to:  	declan@well.com

Here's my second week-in-DC column. Topics include MS antitrust
lobbying, a conservative who's opposing library filtering, White House
privacy czar, trademark bill, IETF debate, ITU critique, etc:


An excerpt:
                     PRIVACY IS AN "ANTISOCIAL ACT":
                     Scott Bradner wasn't surprised to hear
                     the FBI say this week that they wanted
                     an easily wiretappable Internet. 

                     The veteran Internet Engineering Task
                     Force area coordinator and Harvard
                     University networking guru has already
                     had his arm twisted by the Feds. 

                     It happened when the IETF decided to
                     wire encryption into the next-generation
                     Internet protocol, IPv6. 

                     "Someone very high up in the US Justice
                     Department told me that week that for
                     the IETF to support encryption was an
                     'antisocial act,'" Bradner said. 

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