Is aCrypt legal ?

We cannot and do not guarantee that aCrypt is legal everywhere in the world - it is your role to check that you are not breaking any local laws. Below are some general guidelines, as we understand the current situation.

Patents

aCrypt does not use any restricted cryptographic algorithm.

Using aCrypt in North-America

The use of aCrypt is legal in North-America. Sending self decrypting archives out of North America is also legal - these archives are not able to encrypt anything by themselves. Importing the full aCrypt program into North-America is legal. Exporting the full aCrypt program out of the USA may or may not be legal depending on your location or citizenship.

Using aCrypt in the European Community

The use of aCrypt is legal in the EC. Sending self-decrypting archives is also legal. Exporting and Importing the full aCrypt program may or may not be legal depending on your location or citizenship.

Legal Update

as of 23/02/2001, aCrypt can legally be downloaded in European Union, Canada, Japan, US, Australia, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Switzerland, Czech Republic and Hungary

aCrypt is developed by DataRescue as a public service. DataRescue develops and publishes the world's most advanced disassembler.