[Bitcoin-development] Hosting of compiled bitcoin client

Wladimir laanwj at gmail.com
Sat Oct 20 08:33:35 UTC 2012

On Sat, Oct 20, 2012 at 9:43 AM, Mark Lister <mark.lister at yahoo.com> wrote:
>>The issue is not cryptography, it's "trade with sanctioned countries",
> period, where making
>>files available to download is considered trade.
> Spot on, in 2005 when I lived in (among other places) Sudan, Sourceforge
> would block certain downloads (but not the project site).  That said it
> was trivial to bypass the restrictions then.

I don't think it's related to these sanctions but to the Great
Firewall of China, but sourceforge downloads are also blocked in
China. Also quite easy to bypass though.


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