Re: Export controls (was RE: Documentation confidentiality level policy )

Subject: Re: Export controls (was RE: Documentation confidentiality level policy )
From: John Garison <john -at- garisons -dot- com>
To: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 22 Oct 2009 12:20:17 -0400

No. IIRC, if you use encryption at all you have to report it. Have
your lawyers check for details. Relevant regulations are administered
by the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) or are found in the
Export Administration Regulations (EAR), 15 C.F.R. Parts 730-774.

The product I worked on was V1.0 of Export: http://blackducksoftware.com/export

JG


On Oct 22, 2009, at 12:12 PM, Robert Lauriston wrote:

> Can you get around that by importing your encryption software or using
> open-source?
>
> On Thu, Oct 22, 2009 at 8:59 AM, John Garison <john -at- garisons -dot- com>
> wrote:
>> I did the online help system for Black Duck Software who makes a
>> software application that sniffs out any and all use of encryption so
>> that it can be labeled and identified and reported to the NSA so that
>> products can be exported outside the US. This means that any use of
>> encryption - even if it's for a login password - requires that you
>> notify the government about it before you can get an export license
>> and legally sell it outside the US. If not, it's a potential prison
>> term for someone! ...
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References:
Documentation confidentiality level policy: From: Claudine CHAUSSON
Re: Documentation confidentiality level policy: From: voxwoman
Re: Documentation confidentiality level policy: From: Janet Swisher
Export controls (was RE: Documentation confidentiality level policy ): From: McLauchlan, Kevin
Re: Export controls (was RE: Documentation confidentiality level policy ): From: John Garison
Re: Export controls (was RE: Documentation confidentiality level policy ): From: Robert Lauriston

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