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Re: PGP in the US (Re: formal documents)



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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