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The USA forbids the export of secure cryptography. NSAKEY has already been discovered in the Windows cryptograhic API.

Since the Linux-Kernel is hosted in the USA, how secure is its cryptography ?

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The USA doesn't forbid the export of secure cryptography. They used to, until 1996, when it became clear that it was pointless and the restrictions were dropped.

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