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“By continuing the process of inflation, governments can confiscate secretly and unobserved an important part of the wealth of their citizens.” – John Maynard Keynes, writing about the effects of a seemingly small amount of inflation every year.

US Efforts To Regulate Encryption Have Been Flawed

GoingDarkGoingForwardU.S. Republican congressional staff said in a report released Wednesday that previous efforts to regulate privacy technology were flawed. “Lawmakers need to develop a far deeper understanding of this complex issue before they attempt a legislative fix,” the committee staff wrote in their report.

Comment: What a concept! Lawmakers who understand the technology being affected by their laws.

The 25-page white paper is entitled Going Dark, Going Forward: A Primer on the Encryption Debate. You can find the report at

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