1997-07-19 - Re: Verisign gets export approval

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From: tomw@netscape.com (Tom Weinstein)
To: amp@pobox.com
Message Hash: 44f3ec854ddac8df11fc14eca339958894600713327c73106940f83ed0e9c9b2
Message ID: <33D04A75.31E08282@netscape.com>
Reply To: <Pine.3.89.9707171711.A10551-0100000@netcom2>
UTC Datetime: 1997-07-19 05:10:19 UTC
Raw Date: Sat, 19 Jul 1997 13:10:19 +0800

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From: tomw@netscape.com (Tom Weinstein)
Date: Sat, 19 Jul 1997 13:10:19 +0800
To: amp@pobox.com
Subject: Re: Verisign gets export approval
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amp@pobox.com wrote:
>> There's nothing preventing another CA from getting permission from
>> the USG to issue these magic certs.  We would have to distribute a
>> patch, but I don't see any problem with that.
> uh, why does one need permission of the usg to issue "magic certs"?

Because issuing these certs is defined as a "defense service".

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