Re: Encryption Regulations

Phil Goetz (goetz@cs.Buffalo.EDU)
Wed, 1 Jan 1997 20:48:47 -0500 (EST)

> As I was considering the way that the United States is trying to restrict
> export of cryptographic algorithms, I was thinking about the guy who
> distributed PGP anyway, in spite of the laws against doing so. He got in some
> trouble for doing so, but what if he had distributed it over the Internet,
> through anonymous remailers, so no one would know who sent it?

He probably could have -- I don't know how secure remailers are --
BUT then he would just be Phil Zimmerman, nobody in particular,
instead of THE Phil Zimmerman, noted security expert and media figure
pursued for interviews, paid speaking engagements, etc.

Phil Goetz (but not THE Phil Goetz)