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

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From: Steve Schear <azur@netcom.com>
To: amp@pobox.com
Message Hash: e333572cfb93cc8dd500ac0ef96ec6ea62259c56e795a9de95ef671b03d69413
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UTC Datetime: 1997-07-19 22:31:40 UTC
Raw Date: Sun, 20 Jul 1997 06:31:40 +0800

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From: Steve Schear <azur@netcom.com>
Date: Sun, 20 Jul 1997 06:31:40 +0800
To: amp@pobox.com
Subject: Re: Verisign gets export approval
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At 10:02 PM -0700 7/18/97, Tom Weinstein wrote:
>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".

Precisely why there needs to be some hacks, from offshore CP, to enable
anyone to issue "magic certs".  Any volunteers?