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RE: [ga] Re: We must move the DNSO server out of France.(was: Proof ofIdentification)

> --On Tuesday, December 07, 1999 09:11 -0800 "Roeland M.J. Meyer"
> <rmeyer@mhsc.com> wrote:
> > The problem with implementing PKI and web-of-trust is that
> > France is one of the few countries that do NOT allow their
> > citizenry full access to encryption technologies. Having the
> > main DNSO server in France and having it administered by a
> > french citizen prevents us all from using this technology, by
> > fiat.
> Roeland,
> To the best of my knowledge, neither France, nor any other
> country, prohibits strong authentication technologies.   Nothing
> which has been said or written here requires the use of
> encryption.
> Next?


Simply put, do your research. I have actually lost customers becasue they
were in France. Unless France has recently altered its position and law,
things haven't changed. I have been following encryption issues for years.