Subject: Re: US crypto export resctrictions 'unconstitutional'
To: Bill Studenmund <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/07/1999 14:55:18
Bill Studenmund <> writes:
> > 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. :-)

1) The decision doesn't become effective for 45 days, during which the 
government can request reargument or a stay. They almost certainly
will get a stay pending appeal.

2) Domestic is worthless anyway. Who wants 1DES based Kerb IV anyway?