international crypto laws
stesin at gmail.com
Sun Oct 17 21:37:28 UTC 2010
I think this is reasonable.
2010/10/15 Julian H. Stacey <jhs at berklix.com>:
> To quote 8.1-RELEASE/src/crypto/README
> The separation between src/contrib and src/crypto
> is the result of an old USA law, which made these sources export
> controlled, so they had to be kept separate.
> As international crypto laws are ever changing play things of
> ignorant politicians, & a pain in the orifice to track, & as FreeBSD
> is an international project, it's not just USA law that can be problematic.
> We could outsource disinterest in the wold's mess of crypto laws,
> by adding a URL to this:
> Crypto Law Survey indexed by country
> Julian Stacey, BSD Unix Linux C Sys Eng Consultants Munich http://berklix.com
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