Cryptology

Cryptology

Hi guys, I have a developer who's not sure on the Cryptology guidelines: "Cryptography. I am also focused on cryptography, so will it require to receive any export permission (from USA government, or whatever else) to sell applications which implements cryptography functions?" Any help is greatly appreciated Cheers Allan
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Allan,

If your application uses encryption (even for passwords), then it is subject to export compliance.

This link on "Export of cryptography" may be of help to clarify the general background of the topic:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Export_of_cryptography

These may also be of use if you wanted to ask them a specific question:

U.S Export Administration Regulations (EAR)

Primary web page: www.bis.doc.gov;
Introduction to Commerce Controls: http://www.bis.doc.gov/licensing/bis_exports.pdf
How to request an ECCN: http://www.bis.doc.gov/licensing/BIS_ECCN.pdf
Frequently Asked Questions: http://www.bis.doc.gov/licensing/ExporterFAQ.html
Phone Numbers to call: (202) 482-4811 or (949) 660-0144

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