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Subject git commit: ACCUMULO-1714 - adding necessary README section for crypto
Date Fri, 25 Oct 2013 21:44:45 GMT
Updated Branches:
  refs/heads/1.5.1-SNAPSHOT 839351c60 -> 9f8632099

ACCUMULO-1714 - adding necessary README section for crypto


Branch: refs/heads/1.5.1-SNAPSHOT
Commit: 9f86320996b3a7c77f9c5cb263246f9fabe56b24
Parents: 839351c
Author: John Vines <>
Authored: Fri Oct 25 17:41:43 2013 -0400
Committer: John Vines <>
Committed: Fri Oct 25 17:41:43 2013 -0400

 README | 28 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 28 insertions(+)
diff --git a/README b/README
index 2e05aec..4b29864 100644
--- a/README
+++ b/README
@@ -312,3 +312,31 @@ develop a good understanding of the property and consider creating a
test to
 prove the increased performance.
+11. Export Control  
+This distribution includes cryptographic software. The country in which you 
+currently reside may have restrictions on the import, possession, use, and/or
+re-export to another country, of encryption software. BEFORE using any 
+encryption software, please check your country's laws, regulations and 
+policies concerning the import, possession, or use, and re-export of encryption
+software, to see if this is permitted. See <> for more
+The U.S. Government Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security 
+(BIS), has classified this software as Export Commodity Control Number (ECCN) 
+5D002.C.1, which includes information security software using or performing 
+cryptographic functions with asymmetric algorithms. The form and manner of this
+Apache Software Foundation distribution makes it eligible for export under the 
+License Exception ENC Technology Software Unrestricted (TSU) exception (see the
+BIS Export Administration Regulations, Section 740.13) for both object code and
+source code.
+The following provides more details on the included cryptographic software: ...
+Apache Accumulo uses the built-in java cryptography libraries in it's RFile 
+encryption implementation. See 
+for more details for on Java's cryptography features.

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