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Wilko Bulte wb at
Fri Aug 6 13:49:48 PDT 2004

On Fri, Aug 06, 2004 at 09:23:20PM +0100, Paul Richards wrote..
> On Fri, 2004-08-06 at 20:36, Colin Percival wrote:
> > At 11:52 06/08/2004, Paul Richards wrote:
> > >On Fri, 2004-08-06 at 08:27, Colin Percival wrote:
> > >>   Join the 21st century: Cryptography is no longer an optional component
> > >>   of releases.
> > >This might not be as dead an issue as people think. From information
> > >I've received recently it seems that exporting crypto from the UK now
> > >requires an export license.
> > 
> > When I asked DTI about crypto a couple years ago, their response
> > was "it's open source?  In that case, go right ahead".  Of course, the
> > usual caveats about not exporting to embargoed countries and not
> > assisting in the production of WMD still apply, but those restrictions
> > would apply regardless of whether we ship cryptographic binaries.
> In this case it wasn't open source, it was a commercial product that had
> FreeBSD in it, specifically it was "tangible" and that's significant
> when interpreting the export rules.

And that is something that the commercial exporter has to address, right?

Wilko Bulte				wilko at

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