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Comment: Re:Yea. So? (Score 1) 306

by fgb (#46099581) Attached to: US Forces Coursera To Ban Students From Cuba, Iran, Sudan, and Syria

Exactly!

Encryption export restrictions were incredibly effective because no other country has mathematicians.

I mean, it's not as if VPN technology is freely available right now. Even if it wasn't, there are no programmers skilled enough to implement that sort of thing anywhere else in the world.

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