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Computer crime plans attacked
7 March 2000

'Laws proposed by the UK Government to enable the interception of electronic communications in the battle against organised crime have been criticised as appalling and objectionable.The Regulation of Investigatory Powers Bill debate was opened by the Home Secretary Jack Straw who said law enforcement agencies worldwide were worried about the criminal use of encryption to send coded electronic messages. He said UK and the US was putting in place a package of measures to tackle the problem.' link

Posted by SteveC at 03:05 PM Tue 7 Mar 2000 Categories: BBC , Privacy , RIP Forced Decryption (Part III)