Fun_People Archive
17 Dec
pretty bad publicity

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From: Peter Langston <psl>
Date: Tue, 17 Dec 96 14:33:53 -0800
To: Fun_People
Subject: pretty bad publicity

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> From: ("Mark Rosen")
> Subject: The product formerly known as VGP
>   I am just announcing that I am changing the name of my program, Very Good
> Privacy (distinct from Pretty Good Privacy) in response to a complaint from
> PGP, Inc. <...> I have not changed the name of the product on the web page,
> and will just post a notice of clarification until I think of a new name.
> Does anyone have any ideas?
> From: ("Timothy C. May")
> How about something like "Really Secure Algorithm"?
> (I doubt people would confuse your program with the Republic of South
> Africa, usually abbreviated as "RSA," so there should be no further
> collision problems.)
> From: (snow)
>     Call it Prince Cypher, the product formerly known as ...

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