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Re: Taking crypto out of the U.S.
On Wed, 25 Sep 1996 06:26:31 -0500 (EST), Adam Shostack wrote:
>| >Theres a personal use exemption. Michael Froomkin's web page has a
>| >pointer to it.
>| What if your laptop gets "stolen"? Or you sell it for a plane ticket home
>| after your wallet gets pinched?
>You're required to report it to the Feds. RTFU.
Yeah, but you can't be persecuted. So what happens if Joe-Cryptographer
writes a *great* NSA-stumping crypto program - not for export - and it just
happens to get pinched (The police might even recover it!)? Outside
distribution w/o penalties...
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