"Checking that innocuous little box to "opt-in," they are
acknowledging that they are aware and pledge to comply with Section
740.13(e) of the Export Administration Regulations ("EAR") 15
C.F.R. Parts 730-772.
"There are only three facts that you need to know about the
1. The fact that you have no idea what this is does not get you
off the hook
2. See number 1
3. See number 2
"The fact is the US government regulates the transfer of
encryption technology to other countries. One of the big challenges
for multi-source developers, who create products which mix open
source with other types of software, is understanding whether there
is encryption in their code."