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Re: German government press release on Wassenaar
On Mon, Dec 14, 1998 at 08:46:49AM +0100, Mok-Kong Shen wrote:
> a. "Public domain" is defined in the document you refer to, by the
> indentations under Item 1.
> b1. 128-bit software is never exempt.
> b2. 64-bit software is exempt if you meet ALL of the other criteria.
> b3. The limit of exemption is 56 bits, if you do not meet all of the
> other criteria.
> See my other response where this is explained from Catgory 5 - Part 2.
> Unfortunately, one key statement is missing from the General Software
> Note and it contains the magic word "ALL."
I haven't heard anything about there not being any exemption on
128-bit crypto. To my knowledge there is a general exemption on all
Open Source software, regardless of the key length. However, I will
check into this.
Alexander Kjeldaas, Guardian Networks AS, Trondheim, Norway