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I am about to submit an iPhone application. I do download Encrypted Zip files from a remote server and of course I do decrypt the files to view them to the user. Does that mean I need to answer YES for

Does your application have encryption?

when I upload my Binary?

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Sure sounds like your application has encryption. When in doubt, err on the side of caution and say yes.

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I have read some other developers comments on this saying: you're application maybe will only be available in the US! do you have any idea? – Ahmad Kayyali Apr 13 '11 at 12:24
@AhmadTK: You'd have to talk to the Apple people, and possibly a lawyer, about that one. The US has laws regarding what can and can't be exported when it comes to encryption technology. If it's just ZIP files using the encryption built into the ZIP standard, I'm guessing you're probably OK, but I'm not Apple so it's hard to say for certain. – Mason Wheeler Apr 13 '11 at 12:38
Those laws might not apply to a simple encrypted file. Most of laws you might be thinking do not actually currently exist. I am talking about the laws that required a browser to use different version of SSL for instance. I will agree with you that the author should indicate his program does have encryption of course also contacting Apple might be a good idea also. – Ramhound Apr 13 '11 at 14:49
lately I have submitted an application with the exact description regarding the decompression for encrypted zip files and through the submission process I picked My application does not have encryption and I got it approved, can you say anything about that? – Ahmad Kayyali Jun 4 '11 at 8:28

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