“”””” Must follow all instruction and assigned reading to understand the assignment and essay must agree on american side “”””

Read the essay “Privacy, Security, and Anonymity” paying particular attention to the section “Cryptography and the Law of Unintended Consequences” (pages 24~29).

Read Dorothy Denning’s “The Future of Cryptoanarchy”

http://encryption_policies.tripod.com/us/denning_1095_future.htm

Consider Peter Ludlow’s Crypto Anarchy, Cyberstates, and Pirate Utopias.

http://monoskop.org/images/4/42/Ludlow_Peter_Crypto_Anarchy_Cyberstates_and_Pirate_Utopias.pdf

Essay / Discussion – In an essay of 750 to 1000 words, choose a side on the following topic and argue your point: Americans have a Fourth Amendment right to “be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects”. Now that our “papers” are digital, this protection extends to digital data. If strong cryptography is the principle means of securing one’s papers, do Americans have a right to strong cryptography?

 

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