Re: export to embargo countries
On Thu, Apr 06, 2006 at 05:07:13PM +0400, olive wrote:
> >>US laws might prevent from doing this if you are a US citizen (or live
> >It think it even goes further i.e. I don't think this is limited to US
> >citizens. As I understand it, nobody (worldwide) is allowed to export
> >anything (free software and proprietary software) containing
> >encryption to the US embargo countries.
> This does not make sense; US laws cannot apply to non-US citizens not
That was also my initial reaction.
> living in the US whatever these laws contain. The only way it can be
What about companies that also have a site in the US?
> achieved is to have a United Nation embargo. There might be countries
> under UN-embargo (Irak was one, I do not have followed the recent
> development). For such countries export is prohibited (but not limited
> to encryption) worldwide but not for countries just under US embargo.
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