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Re: is cryptography legal in Argentina ?

Pablo De Napoli writes:

> Hello!
> I'm a debian user from Argentina.
> I want to ask you a question. Is it legal to use secure cryptography here
> in Argentina ? (for example PGP international version or ssh)
> I'm asking you this because I've heard that in certain countries it is
> forbiden.
> If someone knows about this , please answer my message.

A good general source on international cryptography legislation is


Another survey is


with a handy set of maps, suitable for framing, at


The study at GILC has been updated by EPIC for this year:


According to these studies' sources, there are no legal restrictions on the
domestic use of strong encryption in Argentina.  Congratulations. :-)

You might wish to consult a local lawyer and/or verify the sources given
in these studies yourself, though.

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