MalteSch at gmx.de
Fri Oct 28 08:02:09 CEST 2005
Lauri Tischler wrote:
>> in Germany it is illegal, because to have the problem that you try in
>> software to decrypt something.
>> Only the try is forbidden by law.
> Is decrypting by software illegal in Germany ?
No, that would be rediculous. But it is illegal to cirumvent copy
protection schemes (i.e. as far as I understand it, you may not produce
a copy of your favorite protected audio-cd to make it work in your
car-radio :/ ).
> That makes software like PGP also illegal.
> Also security software which decrypts your harddisk is then illegal.
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