Encryption

Guests: Lynn McNulty Director of Government Affairs, RSA Data Security, Inc. Former Associate Director, Computer Security at the National Institute of Standards and Technology [1988-1995] David Banisar Policy Director, Electronic Privacy Information Center Co-author, Electronic Privacy Papers [Wiley & Sons, 1997] Bill Reinsch Undersecretary for Export Administration, Department of Commerce As internet use increases, so has the demand for data-scrambling software, known as encryption technology, which ensures privacy in the digital world. But use of this technology concerns the US government. Law enforcement is made more difficult if files are encrypted. Join guest host Melinda Penkava to talk about government involvement in the distribution of encryption software.

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