outsourcing GP appointments to India: is this legal under DPA?
David_Biggins at usermgmt.com
Wed Jan 19 18:05:59 GMT 2011
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> From: ukcrypto-bounces at chiark.greenend.org.uk [mailto:ukcrypto-
> bounces at chiark.greenend.org.uk] On Behalf Of Andrew McLean
> Sent: 18 January 2011 7:57 PM
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> Subject: Re: outsourcing GP appointments to India: is this legal under
> Another analogous situation is export controls on "technologies" (i.e.
> intangibles). Do you think anyone would get away with "Your honour I
> export the plans for the ****, they remained on a server in the UK.
> could be viewed on a client workstation in Iran, but the plans stayed
A little over a decade ago, this was the position with respect to
strong encryption technology - at least according to CESG and the DTI at
Sending a strong crypto algorithm to certain countries would be an
But putting them on a server where someone could download them, was not.
It seemed rather ridiculous even then, and has not grown less so with
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