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Wired: Down Under and Out of Reach

Thanks to Marty for this
link.

“A leading supplier of data-scrambling software opened an
Australian branch office Wednesday to bypass US export restrictions
and secure the talents of two renowned software engineers.”

“Brisbane-based cryptographers Eric Young and Tim Hudson now
form the core of RSA Data Security Australia.

“Young is renowned in the software industry for developing an
open-source version of Secure Sockets Layer, or SSL.

“That open-source code library, SSLeay, underlies many software
programs, including the California-based C2Net’s Stronghold Web
server and the Mozilla Web browser.”

Complete
story
.