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Cyberspace Electronic Security Act

On September 16, the Clinton Administration announced a new initiative on encryption policy (see EPIC's press release on the announcement). In addition to certain changes to the existing export control regime, the Administration unveiled a new legislative proposal -- the Cyberspace Electronic Security Act (CESA) -- dealing with the following issues:

The following preliminary documents have been provided by the White House, with the caveat that the final versions may contain some revisions.

Fact Sheet

Transmittal Letter to Congress

Text of the Cyberspace Electronic Security Act

Section-by-section Analysis

Transcript of White House Press Briefing


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