[Development] OpenSSL certificate validation

Florian Weimer fweimer at redhat.com
Mon Aug 26 12:00:23 CEST 2013

On 08/14/2013 05:16 PM, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> On quarta-feira, 14 de agosto de 2013 09:32:33, Florian Weimer wrote:
>>> I'm located in the US, so I'm not allowed to modify the SSL code. If
>>> you're in the US, you're not either. And now here's an interesting
>>> question: are people working for American companies allowed to modify the
>>> SSL code?
>> That's a project policy question, not a legal question, right?
> Legal, actually. The rule was "US persons and persons located in the US", and
> since "companies are people", I believe it applies to the company too
> (copyright holder).

Okay, so how can we move this forward?  I suppose you don't need a patch 
from me to remove that line.

Florian Weimer / Red Hat Product Security Team

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