Mail Archives: djgpp/1999/09/30/16:01:37

From: Richard Dawe <rich AT tudor21 DOT net>
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Subject: Re: Crypt() & export laws
Date: Wed, 29 Sep 1999 22:21:36 +0100
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Damian Yerrick wrote:
> > I seem to recall that the export of DES is only restricted above a
> > certain key-size. I think 56-bit and below are OK, but greater than
> > that required an export licence.
> DES is 56-bit and has always been 56-bit. 112-bit and 168-bit
> versions simply refer to multiple passes of DES with different keys.

Doh! Apologies - I recalled incorrectly. I guess I was getting confused
with RC5 then...

> Moo.

...which is undergoing cracking ;)

Anyhow, I found some relevant links to cryptography export/import:


Richard Dawe
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