=- mark at mark.mielke.cc wrote on Thu 29.Mar'07 at 21:03:50 -0400 -=

> Software exported from the United States not already covered by
> an exemption is limited to 1024-bit assymmetric or 128-bit
> symmetric for most countries. RSA is assymmetric. You'll note
> that Java 5, which is legal for export from the US, comes with
> JSSE which has 1024-bit RSA built in.

Is this new?
Several years ago I read export limitations prohibited "overseas"
use of USA crypto technology, that's why there were no Euro
key-holders allowed back then (AFAIK).
Was that a hoax all the time?

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