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Re: [siteadmin@abs.gov.au: Email sent by you blocked because it contains encrypted data.]



On Wed, Nov 04, 1998 at 04:25:14PM +0100, Martin Schulze wrote:
> What the heck is this?
[...]
>   This message is forwarded by the Australian Bureau of Statistics
>     (ABS) automatic answering service because you sent an email :
>       on    : "4 Nov 1998 15:12:07 -0000",
>       about : "debian-user-digest Digest V98 #1239"
>     which contains encrpted data.  Consequently, the ABS internet
>     gateway could not open the email in order to automatically
>     process it to ensure that it complies with ABS standards.

    Uhm, does this scare anybody else?  It implies that Austrialia is
now scanning mail for content and blocking encrypted transmissions.
Can anyone in Austrialia test this out and see if they can figure out
what parameters will trip this?
    
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