At 02:10 PM 6/10/99 -0400, David Lubkin wrote:
> placing or hiding messages inside biological organisms.
>Variant 2: Commercial genetic-engineering firms use PGP to encipher a
>message, which they place in the introns of modified products they sell, as
>proof of the authenticity of the product.
A nice version is new writer Chris Lawson's nifty story `Written in Blood' (in Asimov's, June 99, and almost simultaneously in my new anthology - co-edited with David Hartwell - CENTAURUS: THE BEST OF AUSTRALIAN SCIENCE FICTION), where the text of Koran appears in a very strange place...