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Re: (Fwd) Australian "ITAR" regulations

Peter Trei writes:
> Forwarded from the cypherpunks list...
> http://www.austlii.edu.au/cgi-bin/sinodisp.pl/au/legis/cth/consol_reg/cer439/sch13.html?query=cryptographic

Thanks for posting this URL Peter.  Of particular note is the heading:

> 43.       Other goods as follows:

An anonymous opinion from inside the Defence Dept holds that electronic
bits on a wire do not constitute goods, and as a result if you ship
electronically, you are not subject to the regulations.  If you ship a
CD or floppy or other physical media containing software, you violate the

I'll add this to the SSLeay legality FAQ - standard disclaimers apply
of course, obtain professional legal advice before exporting SSLeay.

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