Subject: Re: US crypto export resctrictions 'unconstitutional'
To: Perry E. Metzger <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Bill Studenmund <email@example.com>
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:
> > http://www.heise.de/newsticker/data/nl-07.05.99-000/
> > sorry, it's in German, but this
> > http://www.theregister.co.uk/990507-000007.html
> > 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. :-)