Re: [Crypto] Re: vs.

Olaf Titz (
Sun, 20 Apr 1997 14:05:35 +0200

In article <199704190944.FAA04829@jenolan.caipgeneral> you write:
> Won't work, there are laws that say it is also illegal to export
> anything which "allows non-exportable crypto to be plugged in
> easily".

Then does this apply to the loopback device? It has hooks for
encryption where you can semi-easily (some source tweaking necessary)
plug in a DES module.

I'd hate to see the official kernel distribution "Bones"ed.

> There were changes many months ago to Glibc specifically because of
> this problem.

As I assume the FSF lawyers know this stuff better than I: what needed
to be taken out?