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Re: On the security of e-mails

Ethan, and everyone,

I seem to keep having to repeat myself: the USA recently relaxed its
crypto export controls. I'm not certain if that means I can download
OpenSSL and then send it to someone in <insert non-US, non-Canadian
country here>, but I believe I can.



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 Thu, 25 May 2000, Ethan Benson 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
>                                            ^^^
> USA does not have brain-dead crypto policies? well maybe not on use
> inside the borders but its policy on crypto is most certainly very
> brain-dead...
> -- 
> Ethan Benson
> http://www.alaska.net/~erbenson/

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