Re: Are DFSG free package in non-us part of Debian?
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>>>>> "john" == john <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
john> James Troup writes:
>> If we put crypto software into main, we will be responsible for several
>> mirrors unwittingly violating US export laws. However lame we think the
>> laws may be, deliberately inducing other people to unknowingly break the
>> law is not something we should *ever* contemplate doing.
john> It is worse than that. Putting the software on an ftp site from which you
john> know it is likely to be exported is the same as exporting it yourself as
john> far as the law is concerned.
So if I put some crypto software on a .de server that is actually
physically located in the US... do I violate US crypto export laws? I
guess I would...
Jürgen A. Erhard eMail: email@example.com phone: (GERMANY) 0721 27326
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Win32 has many known work arounds. For example, Linux.
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