TLC CyberSleuth (?) episode on crypto

Eating Before Swimming (mathboy@sizone.org)
Fri, 30 May 1997 22:56:14 -0400 (EDT)


I caught the end of a very 'gen-x' production-feel and somewhat silly
"CyberSleuths" show (I think it was that) on TLC which ended at 11pm
EDT. Today's topic was ENCRYPTION TEK, and political and social implications.

I think TLC tends to cycle their evening shows again in the early morning
or the next couple days, so it might be on after 1 or 2am again. I
dont know if I will bother taping it or what.

Whitfield Diffie, Phil Zimmerman and others were interviewed on the show,
interspersed with languid Portishead and the cyberSpaceAged Bachelor Pad
muziques of Combustible Edison, for the /style/ inclined, which doesnt
have much to do with the show's topic. The show DID have a more or less
"pro-encryption to the people" feel, however, which was cool, while still
presenting the other sides' point of view. About 20 minutes of material
in an hour long show, I guess. :)

Check it out if you can and if its on again in a few hours or days.

/kc

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