legal status of GnuPG in China?

JB yochanon at
Thu Aug 25 08:16:09 CEST 2005

On Wednesday 24 August 2005 20:41, Zuxy wrote:
> 2005/8/25, Bill Thompson <Billt at>:
> > Can you elaborate on this? How recent is your information? I have
> > colleagues in China who are using GnuPG and have assured me that there is
> > no current restriction to using cryptography, ether GnuPG or IPsec
> > tunneling.
> It's *illegal* judged from the law mentioned above, but as far as I
> know there's no trouble in using GnuPG, at least for now. Anyway, the
> number of people who know of GnuPG is still quite small, maybe too
> small for the govt to care about.

  Hopefully, on both counts.
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