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ComputerWorld: Pretty Good Privacy creator resigns from Network Associates

Feb 21, 2001, 19:11 (8 Talkback[s])

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"...In the past three years, NAI has developed a different vision for PGP's future, and it's time for me to move on to other projects more fitting with my own objectives to protect personal privacy," wrote Zimmermann, who has served as senior fellow at the company since 1997. "New senior management [at Network Associates] assumed control of PGP Security in the final months of 2000, and decided to reduce how much PGP source code they would publish."

"In an interview with Computerworld, Zimmermann said he thinks Network Associates will publish some source code but he just doesn't know how much."

"Sandra England, president of PGP Security, said nothing has changed. The company is committed to publishing the encryption algorithms and all portions of the source code related to encryption, she said."

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