> There doesn't seem to be a single cipher that can be used everywhere (except
> the short list: Libia, North Korea, etc), EXCEPT for banks. This is mostly
> the ITAR, but other places (France for sure; rumors have it that Australia
> also restricts crypto ... can anyone confirm ot deny this?) also have their
> own restrictions on crypto use ("Damn it ... that's against the First
> Amendment! It's downright un-american!" ;).
You can't import crypto hard/soft to Russia without permission
from Ministry of External Trade (which as I understand turns
it to FAPSI). You also can't use crypto hard/soft without FAPSI's permission
to communicate over public networks here.
Refer to Yeltsin's Decree of April, 6, 1995.
Igor V. Semenyuk Internet: iga @
SOVAM Teleport Phone: +7 095 956 3008