On Sun, Oct 04, 1998 at 11:23:52AM -0400, Kikutani Makoto wrote: > > > I'm a Japanese living in the United States, but not a permanent > > > resident. I've heared that the usage of PGP in the States by > > > a person like me is controversial. I posted this qestion to some > > > related Mailing-Lists (such as mutt-users). > > > Someone said "No problem", someone said "You shouldn't use it". > > > I'm very confused. > > > > If you brought it with you (and can PROVE it) there is probably no problem > > in theory. > > Yes, my PGP is an international version which was built in Japan, > and I brought it in my laptop. But of course I can't prove it. > > I've considered to join Debian maintainer before. > But I gave up it because the PGP problem is not clear. Just shrug and consider it a non-issue. Be sure before you return that you delete PGP from your system. You can reaquire it when you cross the borders easy enough. Importing PGP is no problem, exporting it is a big one---assuming they catch you before you're out of reach. <chuckle> I wouldn't worry about it till then though.
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