US export compliance
Tue, 9 Jan 2001 20:40:16 -0800 (PST)
On Tue, 9 Jan 2001, Anthony E . Greene wrote:
> That doesn't pass the common sense test, but it's still true.
Oh, common sense has nothing to do with crypto regulations. PGP proved
that with the export of the printed source books. :)
> I seem to remember there being an exemption for software that meets certain
> conditions of being widely available, free, and in source code form. In
> fact, the very existence and non-U.S. origin of GNUPG had something to do
> with that provision being included in the regulations.
Right, but there are steps you need to take. Notification of the BXA. Etc.
This is what the original poster was asking... has this been done?
> Still, if you're a business, I'd consult a lawyer. It might be easier to
> provide an easy download mechanism in your product.
Always talk to a lawyer about crypto export if you have questions. That's
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