US export compliance
Anthony E . Greene
Tue, 9 Jan 2001 23:43:45 -0500
On Tue, 09 Jan 2001 22:02:33 L. Sassaman wrote:
>On Tue, 9 Jan 2001, Rich wrote:
>> It's not required since it is not a product of the US.
>The question is still valid, I believe, if he wants to export it from US
That doesn't pass the common sense test, but it's still true.
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.
Still, if you're a business, I'd consult a lawyer. It might be easier to
provide an easy download mechanism in your product.
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