Linux to be illegal in Germany ?
andre.kesteloot at verizon.net
Thu Nov 8 17:29:04 CST 2007
It would appear that the German Government has introduced language into
Section 202c StGB of the Computer crime laws that may make the mere
possession of (creates, obtains or provide access to, sells, yields,
distributes or otherwise allows access to) tools like John, Kismet,
KisMAC, Nessus, nmap and possibly, the ability to Google, effectively a
Hence, most Linux distributions may now become illegal in Germany,
because they include the open-source nmap security scanner tool-- and
some also include Metasploit.
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