Decoding the electronic future

Sussman, Vic
March 1994
U.S. News & World Report;3/14/94, Vol. 116 Issue 10, p69
Focuses on the so-called Clipper chip, a powerful new telecommunications encoding device that has sparked frenzied debate and angry protests. Clipper telephone's use of encryption technology to scramble voice, fax and more into digital gibberish; Inability of anything other than another Clipper phone to unscramble the information; Plans to use Clipper phones in the government; Supporters and critics. INSET: Wanted, in cyberspace (hacker crime), by Gordon Witkin..


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