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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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