[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: Export Control of Debian OS

Dear Aoki-san, Paul-san,

Thanks for your quick reply. We really appreciate your advice.
We will think twice along your suggestions.

Best regards,

   中山 文治
   東芝テック画像情報システム株式会社 (TDOS)
   Design Group 5
   Engineering Dept. 2
   TEL: (055)976-7446
        81-55-976-7446 (INTL)
   FAX: (055)976-7721
        81-55-976-7721 (INTL)
   E-Mail: fumiharu_nakayama@toshibatec.co.jp

NOTE:   This email message and any information
attached to it may contain confidential information that is
legally privileged.  Any unauthorized disclosure, use, copying,
or distribution is strictly prohibited. If you are not the
intended recipient, please notify the author and destroy the
original transmission without reading or saving.  Thank you.

Osamu Aoki <osamu@debian.org> wrote on 2009/09/04 21:29:23:

> Hi Nakayama-san,

> On Thu, Sep 03, 2009 at 04:10:36PM +0900, Fumiharu Nakayama wrote:
> > Dear Debian Project,
> >
> > My name is Harry Nakayama worked w/ TOSHIBA TEC Corporation in Japan.
> >
> > Now we are researching Debian OS Export control policy from Debian
> > FAQ or others.
> > But we cannot made it so far.
> >
> > So, we need your support/help in this regards.
> > Would you please tell me if you have ECCN and CCATS number already?
> > If you don't have it, pls be advice how we can handle or judge Debian
> > export control.

> Have you read "http://www.bis.doc.gov/licensing/do_i_needaneccn.html";?

> > How do I get an ECCN?
> >
> > There are three ways to determine the ECCN for your product.
> >
> > 1. Determine the classification yourself.
> > 2. Go to the source.
> > 3. Get an official classification from the Bureau of Industry and
> > Security (BIS).

> We are volunteer organization for software.  We can not be made liable
> for judging such legal matter.  Thus 2nd option is not for you as I
> understand.

> Although it sounds harsh, the best thing to do is judge by eading
> corresponding regulations.  That is what most companies do for exporting
> anything these days.  Company such as yours should have department
> taking care such matters.

> Any advice or suggestion provided here should be considered as
> "reference opinion" and no gurantee.  After all, Debian is provided as
> is.  Unlike commercial vender of software, we are not selling software.

> Osamu

> PS: It will be nice to have some page for these issues on our web so
> these FAQ can be addressed properly without making us liable.

Reply to: