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Fatbrain Review: This is a compilation of previously classified or leaked government papers, industry documents and statements obtained under the Freedom of Information Act. The emphasis of the publication is on individual and corporate privacy issues versus the needs and requirements of government surveillance within the context of public policy and delivery of electronic (online) information. It looks at regulatory and technical issues, rationale, legal foundations and limits. The book reviews wiretapping policies and public attitudes. It examines the surveillance lobby, the government`s digital telephony proposal, and public response. Other papers present the evolution and ongoing battle over cryptographic control of data communication, the government`s clipper proposal, and public response to desktop surveillance. Additional articles investigate cryptographic export controls, software key escrow, and analyze encryption provisions. The publication includes excerpts from the House Judiciary Committee report on digital telephony and text of the bill.