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

On Thu, Nov 05, 1998 at 03:55:43PM +1100, Tyson Dowd wrote:
> Australia is not doing anything of the sort.  A government office
> is doing it - probably because their local administrator is doing it.

This is fortunate and unfortunate at the same time.

> It's certainly not happening across the country.  It's a local decision,
> chances are only affecting a particular office.  It might be that the
> ABS is concerned about imformation leaking (they make money out of
> selling census information -- they actually claim copyright on
> census data).  There are privacy issues at stake as well -- they
> might be worried that people are sending personal information out
> of their records to do data matching.  Or perhaps they are just
> paranoid raving looneys.

They then need to set up their software properly.  This message isn't
encrypted, but it certainly is signed.

Show me the code or get out of my way.

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