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Report by the Temporary Committee on ECHELON Available Online

May 25, 2001, 17:20 (5 Talkback[s])

The report mentioned earlier today involving the European Parliament's recommendation that European governments foster the development of end-user-friendly open source cryptography software has been posted online and is also available in PDF format.

Cryptome has a complete transcript, and the Federation of American Scientists has provided the PDF.

- The Commission and Member States are asked to devise appropriate measures to promote, develop and manufacture European encryption technology and software and above all to support projects aimed at developing user-friendly open-source encryption software.

- Both the European institutions and the public administrations of the Member States are called upon systematically to encrypt e-mails so that ultimately encryption becomes the norm.

Complete Transcript
The PDF (867k)

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