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Re: Problem serving one-click installer to Syria

From: Selena Deckelmann <selenamarie(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
Cc: Dave Page <dpage(at)postgresql(dot)org>, Greg Stark <gsstark(at)mit(dot)edu>, Stefan Kaltenbrunner <stefan(at)kaltenbrunner(dot)cc>, Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>, "M(dot) Bashir Al-Noimi" <admin(at)mbnoimi(dot)net>, Adam Alkins <postgresql(at)adamalkins(dot)com>, PostgreSQL www <pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Problem serving one-click installer to Syria
Date: 2010-06-15 15:40:34
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On Tue, Jun 15, 2010 at 8:25 AM, Selena Deckelmann
<selenamarie(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:

> I'm going to ping Eben Moglen (lawyer at the software freedom law
> center) about this on our behalf. The few people I've talked to who
> have had to deal with similar issues think that crypto built from open
> standards no longer are subject to prosecution, and whether the
> software originated in the US or not, we are free to redistribute.

I've sent a message to Eben, and looked up a few things:

http://sourceforge.net/blog/clarifying-sourceforgenets-denial-of-site-access-for-certain-persons-in-accordance-with-us-law/
http://www.softwarefreedom.org/blog/2010/mar/12/new-export-rules-promote-internet-freedom/

Will forward if I get an answer back from SFLC.

-selena

-- 
http://chesnok.com/daily - me

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