[OSGeo-Discuss] on Google Code and export restrictions
Jason.Birch at nanaimo.ca
Mon May 26 14:23:25 EDT 2008
> But it is unclear to me yet how much effort we are
> expected to put into stopping embargoed nations
> from getting our stuff. It seems that Google is
> going to substantially more effort than most
> organizations have.
I think that although the law applies to everyone, the level of
enforcement varies with the software that is being exported. One of the
folks in a newsgroup I follow creates pipeline and plant control
software. He's had the CIA in his office on several occasions, and has
to apply rigorous IP-level blocks as well as click-through mechanisms
certifying eligibility. No open HTTP/FTP sites for him.
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