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Re: Would it be legal for a foreign site to carry Netscape?
Lucky Green <[email protected]> asked:
> If someone would export the full 128 bit version of Netscape, would
> it be legal to make it available on a foreign site? After all, Netscape
> is a copyrighted product.
It would depend on what the license agreement said.
But why not just write a wrapper which strips out the 88 bits of plaintext
key? (A "leaf blower" if you like:) If you could get the author of slirp
to include it in his distribution, it would definately get used. All you
would have to say is "This is a patch to ensure that netscape encryption
is properly secure when using slirp, and here are the diffs..."