Subject: Re: US crypto export resctrictions 'unconstitutional'
To: None <Thilo.Manske@HEH.Uni-Oldenburg.DE>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/07/1999 14:06:19
Thilo Manske <Thilo.Manske@HEH.Uni-Oldenburg.DE> writes:
> I've just read this article:
> sorry, it's in German, but this 
> is in english.
> If the articles are correct, source codes can't be export
> restricted by the US government.
> I hope this will make our life easier.

Its only a decision by a three judge panel in the ninth circuit. The
decision will doubtless be appealed to the full panel, and then to the 
supreme court. If it survives that, it will still take three years
before the decision becomes effective.