RE: [DES-LIST] DESchall

Adam Haberlach (HaberlaA@testlab.orst.edu)
Tue, 29 Apr 1997 16:01:28 -0700


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From: Justin Dolske [SMTP:dolske@cis.ohio-state.edu]
Sent: Tuesday, April 29, 1997 2:21 PM
To: deschall@gatekeeper.megasoft.com
Subject: Re: [DES-LIST] DESchall

On Tue, 29 Apr 1997, Nelson Minar wrote:

>> Actually, the goofy thing about the US law is it's perfectly
>legal to
>> export a description of the algorithm (say, a paper), it's
>just not
>> legal to export an *implementation* of the algorithm. Neat,
>huh?

>As an excellent example of this:
>The book "Applied Cryptograhy" may be freely exported. It
>contains a
>number of strong encryptions algorithms, complete, written in
>C.
>This floppy disk containing the same source code has been ruled
>a
>munition, and may not be exported.

>Apparently, the US Government believes that only US citizens
>are capable
>of typing on a keyboard.

Or Using OCR to scan everything back into machine-readable form.
If someone gives me the address, I'll pay postage... :)

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Adam Haberlach haberlaa@ucs.orst.edu
http://www.engr.orst.edu/~haberlad
Crack DES now! http://www.frii.com/~rcv/deschall.htm

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