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Re: Report: US crypto regulation... flawed





From: grarpamp <grarpamp@gmail.com>

Subject: Report: US crypto regulation... flawed
https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/jun/29/government-encryption-regulation-report-criticism
https://homeland.house.gov/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Going-Dark-Going-Forward.pdf

>US Republican congressional staff trying to find a middle ground on
>encryption have said previous efforts to regulate privacy technology
>were flawed and that lawmakers need to learn more about technology
>before trying to regulate it, according to a report released on
>Wednesday.

On the one hand, I can't disagree.  However, government is so far behind in actually understanding technology, 
what is described here is a truly hopeless task.

               Jim Bell