Subject: Re: [htdig3-dev] Re: RSA releases algorithm into public domain
From: Geoff Hutchison (email@example.com)
Date: Wed Sep 06 2000 - 11:53:36 PDT
On Wed, 6 Sep 2000, Gilles Detillieux wrote:
> Are you certain that US export restrictions are no longer a problem?
> My understanding was that restrictions were relaxed, but not entirely
> removed. Are they relaxed enough to allow publishing RSA decryption
> code in a package that can be downloaded anywhere in the world?
My suggestion was to use non-US code (i.e. OpenSSL). Export restrictions
are removed on free software (open source), AFAIK but *import*
restrictions were a problem because of the blasted patent. Granted
"anywhere in the world" still implies that people must follow their local
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