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Re: Pi3Web, SSL and https [was: (no subject)]

However,  it is also illegal to teach cryptographic methods to non-US
citizens.  :)

As part of a homework assignment for my computer logic / interpretation
course, we were given fragments of a program that used RSA public / private
key.  Then we were told to fill in the missing procedures, etc...  Nice, eh?  

At 11:14 AM 6/5/98 , John P Roy wrote:
>> I really hate to keep sending these messages and asking questions, but I
>> guess thats the only way I'll learn.  Anyway, can Pi3 be made a secure
>> server?  someone I was telling about Pi3 on IRC was wondering and I
>> didn't have any idea as to whether it could or couldnt.  As always, all
>> help and answers are appreciated.
>Pi3Web allows adapters to be 'plugged' in to the data stream and so
>encrypt data sent and received over the network using a protocol like
>SSL (netscape's secure sockets layer). HTTP over SSL is known as HTTPS,
>secure URLs start with https://
>A great free SSL library is SSLeay (www.cryptsoft.com) from Eric and
>Tim Hudson in Australia. I built a little code 6 months ago to integrate
>that library into an IO adapter for Pi3Web, it worked just fine.
>The problem: I live in the US and export of cryptographic software is
>classified as munitions. So I could (technically) be prosectuted for
>gun-running if I were to put this code on my website (a small
>exageration but in essence true). So I've been seening if anyone outside
>the US is interested in the task of developing and distributing Pi3Web/SSL.
>As of now this is not available.
>Anyone who wants the code I wrote drop me an e-mail and I'll print it out
>and snail-mail it to you (cryptographic software is only classified as 
>munitions when exported in electronic form - paper is OK).