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Re: Exporting software doesn't mean exporting
- To: Cypherpunks <[email protected]>
- Subject: Re: Exporting software doesn't mean exporting
- From: Oliver Huf <[email protected]>
- Date: Tue, 7 Nov 1995 14:52:33 +0100 (GMT+0100)
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On Tue, 7 Nov 1995, Peter D. Junger wrote:
> >From Section 120.17 of the ITAR which provides:
> _Export_ means:
> . . . .
> (4) Disclosing (including oral or visual disclosure) or transfering
> technical data to a foreign person, whether in the United States or
> abroad . . . .
The ITAR is U.S.-Law. This only applies (by definition) to US-citizens
or persons in the U.S.!
I think it's a common mistake of many Americans that they believe
creating law means creating law for the whole world!
> Go read the section that I quoted again. Where is there an exception
> for foreign persons who happen to be abroad?
It's inherent. You simply can't apply US-law to non-US-citizens outside