Re: Brin on privacy
Sat, 21 Dec 1996 16:57:04 -0500 (EST)

Lyle Burkhead writes:

> Cryptography is now classified as munitions, and the NSA may emerge
> as a branch of the military, with the same standing as the Army, Navy,
> and Air Force, and with a comparable budget.

Oh, come now.

Tell me, do you know something I don't regarding the operational
standing of the NSA and governmental plans for the same, or are
you just painting a paranoid nightmare scenario for the sheer joy of
trying to spook people?

John S. Novak, III 
The Humblest Man on the Net