[ntp:questions] Re: exporting NTP from the US

David L. Mills mills at udel.edu
Tue Mar 28 20:38:40 UTC 2006


Guyes,

Nowhere in the protocol itself or the libraries it imports does NTP use 
encryption other than as incidental to signature generation and 
verification. The ITAR is of couse a joke, but NTP strictly complies.

Dave

Harlan Stenn wrote:
>>>>In article <1143499803.384091.99930 at u72g2000cwu.googlegroups.com>, "alan.kiecker" <alan.kiecker at unisys.com> writes:
> 
> 
> alan> In order to export software from the US that includes encryption
> alan> algorithms an "Export Commodity Control Number" or ECCN is required.
> 
> To my knowledge, NTP does not include any encryption software, just
> signature software.
> 
> If one builds NTP where it can see the OpenSSL libraries, ntp will get
> encryption stuff from OpenSSL.
> 
> Does that help?
> 
> Anybody disagree with what I have written?
> 
> H
> 




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