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Sun rumor [WAS Re: real life problems with ITAR (was Spam the Sign!)]

On Fri, 24 Nov 1995, attila wrote: [....]
>     the test is going to be with someone like Sun who "bought" a group of 
> Russian crypto programmers and left them in Russia.  Now, the problem 
> with ITAR is that if you import that code, you can not then export the 
> code since it is now covered by ITAR.

I've heard this story several times from many different people.  Anyone
have any evidence that it's true? (My friends at Sun say they haven't
heard the story, but don't work in the parts that would have necessarily
heard it.)

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