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defense trade regulations in Technology

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The U.S. law governening munitions export and defense technology (F-16s, TOW missiles and cryptology). According to the U.S. (and Canada) cryptography is a munition and people who export it can be charged as though they were exporting bombs or state secrets. People have been.
See also EFF.
(1995-06-19)

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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