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Linux Journal: Letter to the US Department of Commerce on Exporting Linux to Iraq

Dec 17, 2003, 01:00 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Don Marti)

"On behalf of the Silicon Valley Linux Users Group, I would like to thank you for the opportunity to comment on the 'Effects of Foreign Policy-Based Export Controls' published in the October 21, 2003 Federal Register (68 Fed. Reg. 60050)...

"SVLUG would like to provide comments on Section 746.3 of the EAR regarding the foreign policy controls for Iraq. SVLUG believes that open source code and the corresponding object code resulting from the compiling of such source code should be exempt from the licensing requirements for Iraq..."

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