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Re: (LONG) Correct non-US solution

On Mon, 17 May 1999, Joey Hess wrote:

> Well what do you do about a mirror in the US that can import software but
> cannot export it? You either have to somehow validate all downloads of that
> software from the mirror are from people in the US, or you leave the mirror
> open to downloads from everywhere and thus breaking the law.

I would think that if a mirror couldn't export a peice of software, it just
wouldn't host it.  The logistics of figuring out which country every IP is
in are... daunting, to say the least.


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