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Re: More problems for non-US?

On Thu, Dec 03, 1998 at 10:51:50PM -0600, John Goerzen wrote:

> According to http://biz.yahoo.com/rf/981203/3l.html, 33 more countries,
> including Germany, have made exportation of encryption technologies
> illegal (or at least some of them).  Even though I'm in the US, I view
> this as a VERY serious problem.  Furthermore, I am concerned about the
> future of our non-us archive.
> Can somebody furnish more details?

I don't understand the press releases.  As far as I can tell, the Wassenaar
Arrangement doesn't do anything, since "countries will still follow their
own legal system" or somesuch.

Beats me.  I wonder who's allowed to export what where now.

Have fun,


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