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Re: Laws Outside the U.S. (fwd)Re: Laws Outside the U.S.
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- Date: Wed, 21 Sep 1994 13:32:29 -0700
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|Date: Wed, 21 Sep 1994 10:16:35 -0400 (EDT)
|From: Jeff Barber <[email protected]>
|To: Hadmut Danisch <[email protected]>
|Cc: [email protected]
|Subject: Re: Laws Outside the U.S.
|Hadmut Danisch writes:
|> The EC forces their countries to
|> equalize their laws in the sense of "what you can do in one country,
> you can do everywhere".
|> If France forbids the import of crypto software, but allows to sell it
|> inside of France, then I can sue France, because the french programmer
|> can sell his programs in France and I can't.
|Isn't it inevitable that this will -- for the same reasons of equity
|among the member countries -- evolve into a single set of laws governing
|the *use* of crypto throughout the EC?
Free movement of goods rules in the EC contain exceptions for public
order and national security. National rules control in those areas.