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Telemi, a naturalized US citizen from Iran, had been indicted in 2009 along with Iranian national Davoud Baniameri, 39, also of California. Baniameri pleaded guilty last year and was sentenced to four years in prison.
Originally posted by Hellhound604
Criminal investigation Shortly after its release, PGP encryption found its way outside the United States, and in February 1993 Zimmermann became the formal target of a criminal investigation by the US Government for "munitions export without a license". Cryptosystems using keys larger than 40 bits were then considered munitions within the definition of the US export regulations; PGP has never used keys smaller than 128 bits so it qualified at that time. Penalties for violation, if found guilty, were substantial. After several years, the investigation of Zimmermann was closed without filing criminal charges against him or anyone else.
Nope it is easy to think that way. No country is stupid and invade another country based on 'espionage' or selling secret technology (Otherwise I'm sure the entire world would pounce on China all at once for stealing patended technologies )
Originally posted by Expat888looks like another unfortunate recipient of the american patsy award .... amerika grasping at straws still trying to find an excuse to invade iran ...