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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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