[cryptography] Interesting Webcrypto question

Jeffrey Walton noloader at gmail.com
Sun Mar 3 17:48:33 EST 2013


On Sun, Mar 3, 2013 at 4:41 PM, Adam Back <adam at cypherspace.org> wrote:
> Unless you're selling SSL MITM boxes to tyrants & dictators, then of course
> its alright ;) Well maybe they'll turn a blind eye if the West is propping
> up that particular tyrant until they flip flop.
>
> Anyway wasnt all that US export of crypto code nonsense tidied up a decade
> or so ago?  PRZ did not go to jail, and neither will you?  Isnt at this
> stage more that you optionally notify BIS via email as courtesy rather than
> ask for permission?
>
> Dont tell me you still think you need permission to export RSA in perl to
> non-embargoed entities:
I believe it depends on who you are :)

Little folks like me have to play by the rules, or risk getting the
Schwartz treatment from folks like Steve Heymann and Carmen Ortiz.

Corporate America gets to opt-in to Federal law.

Jeff



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