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Re: crypto in non-free (again)

On Sat, Feb 28, 2004 at 02:49:20PM +0100, Lionel Elie Mamane wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 28, 2004 at 09:18:03AM +0000, Ian Beckwith wrote:

> > If I understand things correctly, their licenses would permit the
> > move (ie meet the EAR requirements) , and in the case of rsaref2 and
> > pgp5i, the only thing holding them in non-us is the RSA patent,
> > which I believe expired in September 2000.

> pgp5 isn't DFSG-free, if I remember well: It can be used only for
> non-commercial purposes. Besides, the Unix has a bug in the way it

(The Unix version)

> reads /dev/random that make keys generated by it non-secure.

I've read your message too fast. I've read "non-free" instead of
"non-US". Ignore my reply.


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