Did Ames Disclose Clipper to Russians?
mnemonic at eff.org
Thu Mar 17 18:17:36 PST 1994
Dave Banisar writes:
> Interesting yes?
> In article <2m7tpf$84 at delphinium.cig.mot.com> Walter F. Lundby,
> lundby at rtsg.mot.com writes:
> > Hot off the presses:
> > 3-14-94 Network World
> > Page 2, fourth article under "Briefs"
> > Clipper compromisde? "Security Insider Report," a monthly
> > newsletter published in Seminole, Fla., has reported that
> > government officals are seeking to determine whether former
> > CIA employee and alleged traitor Aldrich Ames may have sold
> > informantion to the Russians about the government's secret
> > key-escrow technology userd in Clipper Chip chipsets and
> > Capstone Tessera cards. The secret key-escrow technology,
> > dubbed Skipjack, can be used to encrypt voice and data.
Too good to be true!
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