Professor Asks for Constitutional Review of New Encryption Regs

Electronic Frontier Foundation Contacts: Shari Steele, Staff Attorney +1 301 375 8856, ssteele@eff.org John Gilmore, Founding Board Member +1 415 221 6524, gnu@toad.com Cindy Cohn, McGlashan & Sarrail +1 415 341 2585, cindy@mcglashan.com San Francisco - Laywers for Professor Dan Bernstein today asked the Government to delay enforcement of new...

Court Declares Crypto Restrictions Unconstitutional

Electronic Frontier Foundation Contacts: Shari Steele, Staff Attorney 301/375-8856, ssteele@eff.org John Gilmore, Founding Board Member 415/221-6524, gnu@toad.com Cindy Cohn, McGlashan & Sarrail 415/341-2585, cindy@mcglashan.com San Francisco - On Monday, Judge Marilyn Hall Patel struck down Cold War export restrictions on the privacy technology called cryptography. Her decision knocks out a...

Plaintiff Seeks Summary Judgment in Cleveland Case Challenging Licensing of "Exports" of Cryptographic Information

Government Argues That Law Professor Cannot Challenge Regulation Requiring Him to Get Permission Before Teaching and Publishing Because He Did Not Apply for That Permission Oral Argument in Junger v. Christopher Set for Wednesday, November 20 Cleveland, Ohio, Tuesday, October 1, 1996 For Immediate Release For More Information Contact: Raymond...

Judge Patel to Decide if Government Restrictions on Cryptography Violate the First Amendment

Electronic Frontier Foundation Contacts: Shari Steele, Staff Counsel 301/375-8856, ssteele@eff.org John Gilmore, Founding Board Member 415/221-6524, gnu@toad.com Cindy Cohn, McGlashan & Sarrail 415/341-2585, cindy@mcglashan.com San Francisco, CA -- On Friday, September 20, 1996, Judge Marilyn Hall Patel will hold hearings in a case with far-reaching implications for personal privacy, U.S...

Law Professor Sues Federal Government Over Computer Privacy Issues

For Immediate Release Cleveland, Wednesday, August 7, 1996 For More Information Contact: Raymond Vasvari (216) 522-1925 Gino Scarselli (216) 291-8601 More Information Will Be Available at: URL: http://samsara.law.cwru.edu _________________________________________________________________ A Case Western Reserve University law professor filed suit today in federal court, challenging government regulations which restrict his ability to...

Bernstein Files for Partial Summary Judgment in Crypto Case

July 26, 1996 Electronic Frontier Foundation Contacts: Shari Steele, Staff Counsel 301/375-8856, ssteele@eff.org Mike Godwin, Staff Counsel 510/548-3290, mnemonic@eff.org Lori Fena, Executive Director 415/436-9333, lori@eff.org San Francisco, CA -- A University of Illinois at Chicago faculty member who is suing the U.S. Department of State will file a motion...

Federal Court Denies Government's Motion to Dismiss Bernstein Case, Acknowledges Source Code as Speech

April 17, 1996 Electronic Frontier Foundation Contacts: Shari Steele, Staff Counsel 301/375-8856, ssteele@eff.org Lori Fena, Executive Director 415/436-9333, lori@eff.org Denying the government's motion for dismissal in mathematician Daniel Bernstein's suit against the State Department, Judge Marilyn Hall Patel in the Northern District of California ruled Monday that source code in...

Letter to 60 Minutes

60 Minutes CBS News 555 West 57th Street New York, NY 10019 Dear 60 Minutes, Your February 26 story on computer security missed the most important point -- the United States Government requires network providers to keep their systems easily exploited. Encryption would enable companies to thwart unwanted intrusion by...

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