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Godfather of encryption hits back
As a result of the investigation, the US authorities are calling for tougher restrictions on the recently relaxed encryption laws. Some have argued that, although encryption is designed to protect people's privacy, in the wrong hands it can be used to protect malicious plans. One example of the hate mail received by Zimmerman read: "Phil - I hope you can sleep at night with the blood of 5000 people on your hands."
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