Date of this Version

November 1999

Document Type

Journal Article

Publication Details

Forder, Jay. “USA's new encryption policy: balancing ecommerce needs with security interests", CCH Law and Technology, Issue 17, Nov 1999, pp. 7-8.

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[Extract] Strong encryption is an obvious requirement before trade over an open network (like the internet) is widely accepted. This explains why a lot of criticism has been directed at the US administration for its ban on the export of strong encryption products.



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