Stopping science: The case of cryptography

Banisar, David
June 1999
Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine;Summer99, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p253
Academic Journal
Describes the efforts of the United States government to limit the development and availability of cryptography to the public. Efforts of the US National Security Agency and the US Federal Bureau of Investigation to manipulate development of technical standards to facilitate their commands for surveillance; Imposition of export controls on software and hardware that incorporate encryption.


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