At 08:58 AM 4/16/97 +1000, Colin Campbell wrote:
>I guess this is a little off-topic, but no more than some recent
>Can someone illuminate me (and possibly others) on the exportability
>of RC4-based systems.
>Here's what I know.
>There are several VPN products around using RC4 encryption. In all
>cases the "international" version uses 40-bits and the "domestic"
>Now my questions:
>1) Is 128-bit RC4 exportable from the US to a gov't/financial body?
Not generally. TIS has permission to export 128 bit encryption. Most
companies do not.
>2) If I have a head office in the US and branch offices elsewhere in
> the world what are the export restrictions?
None with the exception that a US company has to apply to export strong
crypto for their own use.
>3) If I have a branch office in the US and I am a gov't body, what
> if any, are the export restrictions?
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