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MEDIA ADVISORY

For Immediate Release:
June 4, 1998
Sue Richard/Bryant Hilton 202/625-1256
suer@dittusgroup.com
bryanth@dittusgroup.com

ACP COUNSEL JEFFREY SMITH AMONG SPEAKERS AT EPIC
CRYPTOGRAPHY AND PRIVACY CONFERENCE

WHO:

Jeffrey Smith, Counsel to Americans for Computer Privacy, a broad-based coalition of more than 90 companies and 40 associations supporting policies that advance the rights of American citizens to encode information without fear of government intrusionā€¹and advocating the lifting of export restrictions on U.S.-made encryption products. Smith will participate in a session entitled U.S. Encryption Policy: What Next? Joining him will be Robert Litt, Principal Assistant Attorney General; William Reinsch, Under Secretary of Commerce for Export Administration; David Peyton of the National Association of Manufacturers and Marc Rotenberg, EPIC. Other conference participants include Keynote Speaker, Senator John Ashcroft (R-MO).

WHAT:

1998 EPIC Cryptography and Privacy Conference, bringing together technical experts, industry leaders, litigators and policy makers who are shaping the global debate over encryption and privacy.

WHEN:

Monday, June 8, 1998, 11:15 a.m. (Full day conference runs from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., with on-site registration for media open at 8:00.)

WHERE:

The Renaissance Hotel, 999 9th Street, Washington, DC

For conference details please contact Kathleen Ellis at (202) 544-9240

For more information on ACP, please visit our Web Site at www.computerprivacy.org

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