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Re: non-US question

On Wed, Jun 20, 2001 at 12:51:54AM +0200, Michael Banck wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 19, 2001 at 11:03:30PM +0100, Julian Gilbey wrote:
> > On Tue, Jun 19, 2001 at 12:59:02PM -0700, Ian Eure wrote:
> > > so this is what i'm thinking:
> > > 
> > > i log in to pandora, and compile openssh. then i stick the .debs on
> > > pandora in ~/public_html.
> > > 
> > > are there any legal issues with this?
> > 
> > Probably: you're exporting crypto software from the US without a
> > license.
> Interesting: He just loggin in, so I guess he downloads the source from
> there (if it isn't on Pandora already), compiles it there and leaves it
> there, altough he 'works' from inside the US. Will this qualify as 
> exporting? The crypto code won't ever enter the US, unless he cats the
> source on his terminal, no?

Apologies; I misread the original post.  I would tend to agree with
you, Michael, but IANAL.



         Julian Gilbey, Dept of Maths, Queen Mary, Univ. of London
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