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Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2007 07:04:18 -0600
From: Tremaine Lea <tremaine@...il.com>
To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: Complaint filed vs. german gov-agency for distributing jtr

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On 19-Sep-07, at 12:38 AM, thomas springer wrote:
> There were no court-orders or known filed complaints because of  
> 202c StGB yet.
>
> German online-magazine tecchannel.de is trying to get clarity about
> the new law and filed a complaint (9/14/07) against the german
> government-agency "Federal Office for Information Security (BSI, see
> http://www.bsi.de/english/index.htm) for distributing John the Ripper
> on one of its CDs and linking to a page (http://www.openwall.com)
> where users can download the tool.
>

Heh.

>  rather interested in this case, for i still distribute and use JtR
> and i creditet myself in the compiled the Windows-Binarys available
> from www.openwall.com. Drop me a note if this is noteworthy enough to
> keep you posted about the outcome.
>
> cheers,
>
> tom

Thanks for sharing this Tom, I for one am interested in hearing more  
news as the case progresses.

Cheers,

- ---
Tremaine Lea
Network Security Consultant
Intrepid ACL
"Paranoia for hire"



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