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Short Take: Progress seen on crypto front

The director of an industry coalition supporting looser U.S. export controls on strong encryption said this week he's optimistic that the coalition's cause will get backing from federal lawmakers this year. "There is reason for optimism," said Ed Gillespie, executive director of Americans for Computer Privacy, a coalition of 40 trade associations.

The director of an industry coalition supporting looser U.S. export controls on strong encryption said this week he's optimistic that the coalition's cause will get backing from federal lawmakers this year. "There is reason for optimism," said Ed Gillespie, executive director of Americans for Computer Privacy, a coalition of 40 trade associations.