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Wassenaar Revises Crypto

To: cypherpunks@cyberpass.net
From: John Young <jya@pipeline.com>

On December 3 the Wassenaar members approved
changes to the cryptography provisions of the WA:


And enhanced enforcement:

Bureau of Export Administration
U. S. Department of Commerce
                                                    For Immediate Release
                                                         December 3, 1999

   Todays agreement results from work initiated by the Export Enforcement
   arm of the U.S. Department of Commerce and was agreed-to unanimously
   by all 33 member countries.

   The participating states affirmed that the elements of export control
   enforcement include a preventive program; an investigatory process;
   penalties for violations; and international cooperation. They also
   affirmed that enforcement be strong, effective, transparent and
   national law-based.