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Date: 2002-04-07 (15:23)
From: proff@i...
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Cryptokit: cryptographic library for OCaml
> Mmm, what are the legal restriction related to this ? Is it legal to
> distribute it in france (legislation may have changed since last i checked
> about such things a few years ago) ? Is it legal to distribute it from an US
> based server (i think yes, but you would need to declare the software to the
> NSA or something such).

The legislation has changes in France, but in anyevent, no-one
cares. There's no political will for prosecutions. The "once over"
by the NSA is not something that department is interested in but
rather a political consession given to get crypto controls in the
US deregulated.

 Julian Assange        |If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people
                       |together to collect wood or assign them tasks and          |work, but rather teach them to long for the endless  |immensity of the sea. -- Antoine de Saint Exupery
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