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

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


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.


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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