Computer Science 007
Secrets and Promises
Assigned Readings #2
Out : November 19, 1996
Due : December 3, 1996
- Jackboots on the Infobahn, John Perry Barlow, Wired, April 1994
- Don't Worry Be Happy: Why Clipper is Good For You, Stewart
A. Baker, Chief Counsel for the NSA, Wired, June 1994
- Clipper Chick, Steven Levy, Wired, September 1996
- ``Codes, Keys and Conflicts: Issues in U.S. Crypto Policy,''
Report of a Special Panel of the USACM (Association for Computing
Machinery's U.S. Public Policy Committee), June 1994
- ``To Tap or Not to Tap,'' Dorothy E. Denning,
Communications of the ACM (Association for Computing Machinery),
March 1993, with responses from Mike Godwin, William Bayse, Marc
Rotenberg, Lewis and Anne Branscomb, Ronald L. Rivest, Andrew
Grosso, and Gary Marx.
- ``Crypto in Europe - Markets, Law and Policy,'' Ross J.
Anderson, Proceedings, Conference on Cryptographic Policy and
Algorithms, Queensland, July 1995 (available in
Postscript or PDF (for Adobe Acrobat))
- ``Cryptography's Role in Securing the Information
Society,'' Committee to Study National Cryptography Policy, Computer
Science and Telecommunications Board, National Research Council,
National Academy of Sciences and National Academy of Engineering
(Prepublication copy, May 30, 1996).
- E-Money (That's what I want), Steven Levy, Wired, December 1994
- Achieving Electronic Privacy, David Chaum, Scientific American, August 1992
The following are recommended fun but optional readings.