Fuck the usenet cabal

Dr.Dimitri Vulis KOTM dlv at bwalk.dm.com
Wed Aug 13 07:08:40 PDT 1997

? the Platypus {aka David Formosa} <dformosa at st.nepean.uws.edu.au> writes:

> > Now, suppose some non-US person sets up an auto-responder that sends out
> > strong crypto software, and another non-US person requests it and gets it.
> >
> > Is anyone going to be guilty of ITAR violations?
> Well if thay can't trace it back to the person who put it on the system
> thay will go after the system itself.

Another related thought: some folks send out lots of unwanted e-mail
offering to broadcast an ad to a million addresses for $40 or some such.

What if a non-US person paid them $40 to spam people outside the U.S.
with strong crypto?

Is it possible to stuff a blatant ITAR violation into about 100 lines of ascii?


Dr.Dimitri Vulis KOTM
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