US Restrictions for gnupg

Werner Koch wk at
Sun Oct 11 19:16:49 CEST 1998

Jun Kuriyama <kuriyama at> writes:

> 1) Can we distribute gnupg tarball from US ftp site to other countries?

No.  Mainly because I have some doubts that you will have Internet
access in jail ;-)

> 2) Are there any restrictions about crypto code in gnupg?

No. GNUPG does not use any patented algorithms.  It is legal to export
gnupg from mayn countries but not from the U.S.  Debian uses a German
server for all "non-US" stuff.  


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