Subject: Re: NetBSD Export Control List Clarification
To: Matthias Scheler <email@example.com>
From: Siju George <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/09/2007 12:44:58
On 4/9/07, Matthias Scheler <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 06, 2007 at 05:47:23AM +0530, Siju George wrote:
> > I hear some talk that except for Canada some Cryptographic Software
> > should not be downloaded from US.
> That's no longer the case. Years ago it was forbidden to export strong
> cryptographic software from the United States. The Export Administration
> Regulations (EAR) however allows to export such technologies to countries
> which are not on the list of banned countries (e.g. Cuba or Iran). As a
> resident of India you are therefore allowed to download the software unless
> you plan to reexport it to one of the banned countries.
Thankyou so much for the clarification Matthias :-)