John Young on Fri, 15 May 1998 07:54:58 +0200 (MET DST)

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<nettime> SecureOffice Challenge

[Original to the Cypherpunks mailing list. The BXA is the U.S Bureau 
of Export Administration, the agency in charge of enforcing the U.S. 
gov's ban on exporting strong cryptographic software. "SecureOffice" 
seems to be a 168-bit Triple-DES encryption program that works with 
MS Office or OLE server apps on Win95 and Pentium-based NT. This is
not an ad for or endorsement of the software; it's a report of what
might be a civil-disobedience action a la the PGP release or RSA in 
5 line of perl. More U.S. web sites have made it available since.-T]

Kathleen Ellis has announced on Cryptography that
she has put a copy of SecureOffice on her Web site
in support of Charles Boother and against the BXA
subponea of his records concerning export of his
168-bit encryption program:

We are pleased to join Kathleen by putting SecureOffice
on our site, with the thread on civil disobedience at:
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