Subject: Re: README: changes to the build system
To: None <>
From: Michael G. Schabert <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/14/1999 17:54:19
>On Wed, 14 Jul 1999, Jay Maynard wrote:
>> I don't have any specific writings from the US Department of Commerce (which
>> promulgates and enforces ITAR) on the issue; this comes from a discussion
>> about working on PGP several years ago. I would love to be proven wrong.
>I'll reply based on the export control training I was given as a NASA
>contractor. This training was produced with the assistance of both the
>State and Commerce departments.
>I'll spare you the details, but they said nothing about importing. If it
>were restricted, it'd have been mentioned. What was mentioned was that
>imported crypto can not then be re-exported, even to the country of
>Also, check out Data Fellows. They make ssh clients for mac & Win & NT. If
>you're in the US and download a trial, you get it from a server in
>Finland. :-)

But remember that ssh control has NOTHING to do with this conversation. It
is NOT because of export/import control, but rather because of RSA's US
Patents on the encryption. Two totally different situations entirely.

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