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From cryptographic software policy change
Hi everyone,

The U.S. government further liberalized the handling of cryptographic
Open Source software in the new crypto regulations dated 2000-10-19. As
a result, I have consulted with our lawyer and we no longer feel that it
is necessary to require that object code be derived from source code only
available on; as long as it is available for free.

Thus, the new policy on cryptographic software is:

Cryptographic software may only be uploaded if it is Open Source; and, if
binary, the source code is available on for free via the Internet.

The legal notice w.r.t. encryption software is revised to read as

This site includes publicly available encryption source code which,
together with object code resulting from the compiling of publicly
source code, may be exported from the United States under License
"TSU" pursuant to 15 CFR Section 740.13(e).

This change is effective immediately.


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