Wireshark-users: Re: [Wireshark-users] Version not limited by United States export controls?
From: Andrew Hood <[email protected]>
Date: Sat, 09 Sep 2006 17:46:48 +1000
Anothony Georgeo wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I read v.0.99.3 is now under the US export control due
> to  it's decryption features.  What limits do the US
> export contorls put on this new version?

It means it can not be exported to countries to which you can not export
encryption technology. The current list appears to include Cuba, Iran,
Iraq, Libya, North Korea (Democratic Republic of Korea), Sudan, and
Syria. This list may be incomplete and is subject to change. See:

http://www.bis.doc.gov/licensing/exportingbasics.htm

> Is there a version planned that will not be
> constrained by US export control?  The new version's
> bug fixes are important but I'd rather not use a
> version limited by the export regulations.

You can always roll-your-own.

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