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st: Re: PGP
On Thursday, May 29, 2003, at 02:33 AM, Nick wrote:
There are internationalized versions of PGP, which was developed
partially to circumvent the regulations of which you speak.
Interestingly, those regs were actually _relaxed_ in 1999:
As I understand it, US legislation on export of software
codifying encrypting/decrypting algorithms is very strict.
It matters not whether the algorithms are well known or
published in internationally accessible literature.
I have fond memories of Apple's commercial with army tanks surrounding
the original Mac G4 tower system, which was powerful enough to bump up
against the US restrictions on munitions exports...at the time, 1
Gigaflop, I believe.
Kit Baum, Boston College Economics firstname.lastname@example.org
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