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On Thu, 31 Oct 1996, . Tethys  SYSTEM ADMIN  X wrote:

>
> >Export of _any_ encryption algorithm (not just DES) from the US to
> >anywhere (except Canada?) is illegal without the proper permits.
>
> Are you sure about this? I always understood it to be export of
> encryption technology based on keys greater than a given length
> (currently 40 bits? 56 bits?) that was illegal. Export of anything
> less than this key length is allowed.

You can export any algorithm with a key length of 40 bits or less.

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