The return of the crypto wars ?
Robert J. Hansen
rjh at sixdemonbag.org
Fri Oct 17 20:29:20 CEST 2014
> So, yeah. I am not in any way worried. The U.S. government has
> argued *five times* in federal court that libre hackers may be
> prohibited from sharing our source code internationally... and *five
> times* the federal courts have smacked it down as unconstitutional.
Err, sorry. Argued five times in federal court, been smacked down four
times. They would've been smacked down a fifth, but the government
mooted the case by capitulating to Bernstein.
I apologize for the error. Still, it doesn't change the bottom line:
> There's a lot of precedent protecting libre hackers. For once, the
> system worked the way it's supposed to.
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