Re: unusual startup messages

Nicholas J. Leon (
Thu, 31 Oct 1996 12:41:20 -0500 (EST)

# You have it almost right.

As do you ....

# Export of _any_ encryption algorithm (not just DES) from the US to
# anywhere (except Canada?) is illegal without the proper permits.

Only algorithms that exceed a key length of 40 bits are illegal to
export. In fact, there is a bill floating around congress to raise
that limit to 56 bits, but even that jump scares our government.

# Lewis Tanzos - -

Nicholas J. Leon
"Elegance through Simplicity"

"You're just a Sega suicide, 16 bits, genocide."