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Bernstein vs. the U.S. Department of State

  • By: Kevin Featherly
  • In: Encyclopedia of New Media
  • Edited by: Steve Jones
  • Subject:General Media, Communication & Cultural Studies

Bernstein v. the U.S. Department of State is a landmark legal case in the short history of digital technology that set two important precedents. First, it ruled that the U.S. government's export policies that barred the export of encryption software were ...

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