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E-conomy Monday, 8 March, 1999, 10:48 GMT
Policy progress - Special report
The Department of Trade and Industry has published a long-delayed consultation on its plans relating to e-commerce.

The consultation paper abandons government proposals to regulate encryption - a victory for civil liberty and business groups but a let down for crimefighters who wanted ready access to locked data.


E-commerce proposals unveiled
The DTI document


Business
Law enforcers
Civil libertarians
An expert's view


What is encryption?
Are we ready for e-shopping?
Are internet sales safe?
Policy progress - A look back

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