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Re: PGP 2.5 Warning
On Mon, 16 May 1994, John E. Kreznar wrote:
> -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
> I wrote:
> > This should be obvious, but probably bears repetition anyway:
> > FREEMAN BEWARE: By switching to PGP 2.5 you would commence to affirm
> > with each message you send that you are a subject of the U.S. State.
> I have been asked in email what would happen if a person outside the
> U.S. were to use it.
> If a person were initially not a subject (``outside'') of the U.S., he
> would destroy that status in the process of acquiring PGP 2.5. This
> follows from the MIT announcement:
So, you are saying that I will be automatically subject to US law if I
use this product? Hmmm, wonder what that does in terms of citizenship
issues - as far as _I_ am concerned, the only law that has jurisdiction
for me is NZ law, and US law can go get hanged, no?
On a different note, where are the PKP patents registered, and how? Are
they under the Int. Patent Coop. Treaty? If so, they might have some
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