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Does A Pentium 4 Need A Weapons License?
    #2848744 - 07/01/04 10:37 PM (12 years, 11 months ago)

http://yro.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=04/07/01/1459247&mode=thread&tid=103&tid=137&tid=99

WindBourne writes "It appears to be that the U.S. house of Reps. want to classify Pentium 4 and above CPUs as weapons. This would mean that all these will require export licenses. Apparently, they have not heard about that the far east has developed large CPUs as well that are used in beowulf clusters." According to the article, this clause is unlikely to appear in the final version -- but stranger things have happened.


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Re: Does A Pentium 4 Need A Weapons License? [Re: Baby_Hitler]
    #2848842 - 07/01/04 11:10 PM (12 years, 11 months ago)

they already consider encryption a weapon.

PGP had to be printed out in code and OCR'd into chinese computers and recompiled in order to be exported out of the US. The US law did not allow for it to be transfered in data form, but a loophole in the law allowed them to do it this way.


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Re: Does A Pentium 4 Need A Weapons License? [Re: Baby_Hitler]
    #2849190 - 07/02/04 12:34 AM (12 years, 11 months ago)

tf.





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Re: Does A Pentium 4 Need A Weapons License? [Re: Learyfan]
    #2849650 - 07/02/04 02:07 AM (12 years, 11 months ago)

W? (y/n):


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Re: Does A Pentium 4 Need A Weapons License? [Re: Baby_Hitler]
    #2850598 - 07/02/04 11:02 AM (12 years, 11 months ago)

Member when they were recalling PS2's because it was said that they had the capablitity to launch missles or whatever? That was dum.





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Re: Does A Pentium 4 Need A Weapons License? [Re: Baby_Hitler]
    #2850604 - 07/02/04 11:05 AM (12 years, 11 months ago)

I thought computers coming from the US already were required to have export licenses? Am i wrong?


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