Subject: Re: US crypto export resctrictions 'unconstitutional'
To: Perry E. Metzger <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/07/1999 11:24:56
On 7 May 1999, Perry E. Metzger wrote:

> 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.

Is there, at present a stay (or whatever) on this decision? i.e. is it
legal TODAY to export from the ninth circuit? If so, someone should copy
our domestic source. :-)

Take care,