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Re: On the security of e-mails


The US has relaxed its crypto export laws. I understand crypto can be
exported freely now, though I'm not going to try that until I have a nice
lawyer to talk to...



PGP/GPG Fingerprint:
  EFD1 AC6C 7ED5 E453 C367  AC7A B474 16E0 758D 7ED9

Version: 3.12
GCM d- s:+ a--- C++++ UL++++ P L+++ E W++ N o-- K- w
O--- M- V- PS+ PE- Y PGP t+ 5 X- R tv+ b DI--- D+
G e-- h++ r--- y

On Fri, 26 May 2000, Julien Stern wrote:

> On Fri, May 26, 2000 at 12:19:33AM -0700, Alexander Hvostov wrote:
> > Sergio,
> > 
> > That's what GPG and a good MUA like Pine is for. Let's see "Big
> > Brother" crack 1024-bit public key crypto anytime this decade...
> > 
> > I know you can't legally do this in France; if you have a desire for your
> > email to be private, then I suggest moving to a country whose crypto
> > policies are not brain-dead, such as the USA, Canada, the UK, and so
> > on.
> >
> Well,
> I know it has been terrible for quite a long time, but
> crypto is now legal in France. You can use PGP, GPG or any other
> software. As far as I rembember, the only limit is 128 bits on
> _private_ keys systems, which is more than enough.
> I also believe there are some restrictions if you want to create
> and/or export a software that includes crypto, but certainly not
> as many restrictions than in the US, for example :)
> Regards,
> Julien
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