This article is from the Secure Sockets Layer Discussion List FAQ, by Shannon Appel SAppel@consensus.com with numerous contributions by others.
There is an impressive "International Law Crypto Survey" of
cryptographic laws and regulations throughout the world at
RSA Data Security, Inc. offers an Acrobat version of their
"Frequently Asked Questions: Export" at
Other information on US export issues can be found on
the Electronic Frontier Foundation's web site at
Canadian export issues are covered at