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Open source encryption library pose export compliance

I am developing an app which will encrypt users files , photos etc. I use the open source library RNCryptor to do the operation . Does this make my app require export compliance ? . Does the export ...
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Am I required to hand out my private encryption key by german law?

I have posted a question over at academia.stackexchange.com (see [1]) which involves a legal question that may better fit here. Context: I am a PhD student of a german university. Due to illness a ...
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Asking for the unencrypted version of a file in an open-source project?

Let's say that an open-source project, such as a GNU GPL one, uses git-crypt and has added private, encrypted files, such as ssh private keys to the committed git repository. Wouldn't John Doe be in ...
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Encryption key disclosure laws?

The UK's Investigatory Powers Act 2000 can force suspects to decrypt encrypted data or face two years in prison. What happens if an individual's private encryption key is managed by someone else ...
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Is it legal to send encrypted messages via a post card?

In German law, is it legal to send an encrypted message via a post card? E.g. encrypt a message text on a computer with RSA and print the Base64 hash on the post card and send it. Or is it a ...
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US export compliance document for ios

We are planning to update our app in App Store with some cryptographic implementations included in the next release. Reading about the App Store procedures for apps with any cryptography, it requires ...
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Encryption export compliance document in iOS app store

I am using encrypted core data (a wrapper of sqlcipher for core data) in my application in order to encrypt the database, and later before submitting the app to the appstore, I happened to notice that ...
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Export Classification of a Cloud Web Application

Need help identifying in which specific category a cloud web application hosted on AWS would fall. The web application would be served via HTTPS TLS 1.2 in Software as a service mode to multiple ...
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Is encryption required by law? What are the legalities behind accessing user's data in firebase?

I am building a mobile messaging application. I am using Firebase to store and collect user's data including their name, email, as well as their contacts and messages. At the moment, since I am the ...