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Re: Non-US Crypto HW
What if I want to enter, lets say, France, the US or the UK with
Crypto HW or software? Will bringing OpenBSD (or GPG, PGP, Crypto HW,
...) to these countries be a problem?
> > A cautionary note on the legal aspects:
> > If the clients are in countries on the banned list for the BXA,
> > they are very likely also on the forbidden lists for all other
> > countries that follow the Wassenaar agreement (for further
> > information, see http://www.wassenaar.org/ and Bert-Jaap Koops
> > Cryptolaw survey at http://rechten.kub.nl/koops/cryptolaw/).
> > Although widely ignored, export of high-grade (as in: >56-bit
> > keys) crypto devices like these is nearly always restricted and
> > subject to export laws, including in The Netherlands where you
> > seem to be based.
> > This also includes shipping "crypto with a hole" i.e. trying to
> > circumvent these rules by building a system that can do
> > "high-grade" crypto by simply adding a component, which you are
> > describing. In short: this is dangerous legal ground you are
> > treading.