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SubjectRe: Linux 2.2.20pre10
On Mon, Oct 22, 2001 at 02:07:03PM +0100, Roger Gammans wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 22, 2001 at 01:30:00PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> > > This would then presumably lead to password protected access for US kernel
> > > developers that need to know? And some kind of NDA?
> >
> > US kernel developers cannot be told. Period.
>
> Huh, US resident or US citizens?
>
> If US resident , does that mean we can't send security patches to
> Linus.

You can send him the patch. It appears you cannot tell him which
vulnerability it fixes.

That is, unless the 'code = speech' people have succeded in setting enough
precedent, in which case even 'code' may become a 'circumvention device'!

I am not a lawyer though, but at this point logic seems so far away that
anything appears possible.

Regards,

bert

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