Re: Urgent: Mirroring of encryption software in the USA
----- Original Message -----
From: "Joseph Carter" <email@example.com>
To: "Jens Müller" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Wednesday, August 02, 2000 10:10 PM
Subject: Re: Urgent: Mirroring of encryption software in the USA
> On Wed, Aug 02, 2000 at 07:21:57PM +0200, Jens Müller wrote:
> > No, that's illegal according to US export regulations (I think with
> > "software" you mean such software as covered by those regulations)
> Not so.
> Crypto software can now legally be exported provided you're willing to
> register yourself with the government as exporting software and agree to
> not knowingly export to countries such as Iraq, which the government
> happens to not like at the moment.
Oh... Is there then any reason to consider some things "non-US"?
Well, software patent reasons maybe... But the EU is likely to introduce
them here too, I fear...