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FC: Fidnet creator tries to ease fears...

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From:          Adam Powell <>
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Subject:       FC: Fidnet creator tries to ease fears...
Date:          Mon, 16 Aug 1999 09:29:13 -0400

Nice to know this is only temporarily on hold...

Author of Computer Surveillance Plan Tries to Ease Fears

Congress has blocked money for a planned system to safeguard
government computers, a prominent Republican has denounced the system
as "Orwellian" and some civil libertarians are calling it a potential
threat. But the plan's author, a senior National Security Council
official, says those are only temporary setbacks to a critically
needed system that will be built if President Clinton wants it... 

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