The return of the crypto wars ?

Robert J. Hansen rjh at
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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