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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 09:03:55PM -0600, Zed Pobre wrote:
> >   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?

To be frank, it scares the living shit out of me.  Dare any of you claim
that stupid crypto laws are a US only problem still?  I sign everything, and
this makes me only want to encrypt more and more because signing is clearly
not enough.

Show me the code or get out of my way.

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