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L. Sassaman rabbi@quickie.net
Wed, 19 Apr 2000 03:21:17 -0700 (PDT)

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Actually, that's the whole "Free speech" thing. That's why we have been
able to export PGP source in book form, but not electronically. (This has
changed). Books are protected by freedom of speech. Electronic source and
binaries are munitions. Go figure.

On Wed, 19 Apr 2000, Michael Stevens wrote:

> 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
> incapable of ever writing a line of code.
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