Wed, 19 Apr 2000 11:14:35 +0100
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On Wed, Apr 19, 2000 at 03:12:54AM -0700, L. Sassaman wrote:
> > You say that like encryption related laws are usually sensible.
> Laugh. True enough. But you can sort of stretch your mind to somewhat
> understand the idea that allowing crypto programs to be exported would be
> prohibited. But having a signed message doesn't give the individual any
> benefit if he doesn't have the technology already.
The bit that's always puzzled me is that exports of descriptions
of how to do crypto are permitted, but the actual crypto isn't. It
gives the impression that the US thinks the rest of the world is=20
incapable of ever writing a line of code.
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