Subject: US crypto laws and NetBSD
To: None <>
From: Wolfgang Scheffbuch <>
List: tech-crypto
Date: 02/06/2000 19:52:09
>From: David Brownlee <>
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>Subject: How the change in USA crypto export laws affects NetBSD
>Date: 3 Feb 2000 13:44:48 -0800
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The core team's consensus decision on how NetBSD should react in
light of the apparently changed crypto laws is as follows:

* Merge any salient code from crypto-us into crypto-intl, and maintain
  one code base for crypto, in a repository which is off-shore from USA.
  Deprecate crypto-us.

Please direct debate on crypto issues:	  <>
Questions regarding the Project's stance: <>

After legal revisions from december 1998, you should not only make
sure that the repository resides outside of the US, but also outside
of the states governed by the security decision of NATO and some
other states.

Wolfgang Scheffbuch
Wolfgang Scheffbuch
Wolfgang Scheffbuch
Baldstr.3               Tel.: +49-911-777 123
D-90762 Fuerth