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The Roots of Encryption: Scientists Censored, But Not Silenced

By Paula Reinman Anyone following the news knows about the ongoing conflict between government, the private sector and academia over the use of encryption technology. But did you know that the differences were in full swing forty years ago?…
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Marconi Fellow Ron Rivest Is Worried About Internet Voting

MIT Professor Ron Rivest, credited with the development of the encryption that allows secure transactions over the Internet, ought to know a thing or two about security. So when he says he is worried about moving toward Internet voting, people…
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Fellows Hellman & Rivest & 44 Top Techs

By Hatti Hamlin Apple iPhone Search "Undermines Security" & may be "Unconstitutional" Marty Hellman, with colleague Whit Diffie, just won the $1M ACM Alan Turing Award. Ron Rivest won the Turing Award in 2002. After 40 years, their…
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Diffie and Hellman Win ACM Turing Award

By Hatti Hamlin 2000 Marconi Fellows Marty Hellman and Whit Diffie have just been awarded the 2016 Turing Award. The full text of the announcement can be found here. The award is often referred to as the “Nobel Prize for computing.”…
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Two Marconi Fellows Among Experts Opposing Special Government Access to Encrypted Communication

By Hatti Hamlin Marconi Fellows Whit Diffie and Ron Rivest are among 14 preeminent cryptographers who have published a paper weighing in on British and U.S. Intelligence agency efforts to require tech companies to supply them with special…