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Re: Nevada's mandatory encryption law
From: "Basgen, Brian" <bbasgen () PIMA EDU>
Date: Mon, 20 Oct 2008 07:53:04 -0700
Oh Valdis, you ask for far too much! :)
“Encryption” means the use of any protective or disruptive measure, including, without limitation, cryptography,
enciphering, encoding or a computer contaminant, to:
1. Prevent, impede, delay or disrupt access to any data, information, image, program, signal or sound;
2. Cause or make any data, information, image, program, signal or sound unintelligible or unusable; or
3. Prevent, impede, delay or disrupt the normal operation or use of any component, device, equipment, system or
(Added to NRS by 1999, 2704)
That is borderline comical. But alas, it is a step in the right direction.
Pima Community College
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Kletnieks [Valdis.Kletnieks () VT EDU]
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Subject: Re: [SECURITY] Nevada's mandatory encryption law
On Fri, 17 Oct 2008 16:31:27 PDT, "Basgen, Brian" said:
(a) "Encryption" has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 205.4742.
I don't have that handy - does that definition rule out rot-13 and the
even more secure double-rot-13, and similar kiddy-krypto?