CRYPTO: T-Shirts (was Re: Encryption Regulations)

Mark Grant (
Sat, 4 Jan 1997 00:38:10 +0000

On Wed, 1 Jan 1997, Chris Hind wrote:

> Thats funny! Where can I get one!

Check the Web... Adam Back was selling them in the UK, I'm not sure about
the US suppliers. It's doubly funny because Adam wrote the code in the UK
and exported it to the US.

> Does this mean that if you wear this
> shirt in an international airport and taking a trip to say... Japan, that
> they'll arrest you on the spot?

Legally speaking they should probably arrest you if you even wear it in
the same room as a foreigner, since that nominally counts as 'export'. I
certainly wouldn't risk taking mine on an international trip.


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