[jcifs] Can I ask you about the EAR for jcifs?

Michael B Allen miallen at ioplex.com
Thu Apr 24 02:33:52 GMT 2008

On Thu, 24 Apr 2008 11:00:05 +0900
akiko.kitayama at nts.ricoh.co.jp wrote:

> Hi Michael,
> Thank you for your quick reply!
> > However, US export restrictions on cryptographic software were dumped a
> > long time ago (e.g. MIT's kerberos can now be distributed outside the
> > US). Also, Ricoh is not a US company so AFAIK those regulations don't
> > even apply to you.
> This is a good information for me. Thank you.
> And yes, Ricoh is not a US company but a Japanese company.
> However, it's my understanding that the EAR will be applied for a product
> containing any technology created in the US, even if the product is not
> made in the US.
> Then let me confirm one thing.
> Is the jcifs created in the US?

Yes. But I still don't think you have anything to worry about.

JCIFS cannot be used as a guidance system for nuclear missiles. That's
on the TODO list though.


Michael B Allen
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