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License and Notice

Apache POI releases are available under the Apache License, Version 2.0. See the NOTICE file contained in each release artifact for applicable copyright attribution notices. Release artifacts are available from the Download page.

Copyrights and Trademarks

All material on this website is Copyright © 2002-2010, The Apache Software Foundation.

Apache POI, POI, Apache, the Apache feather logo, and the Apache POI project logo are trademarks of The Apache Software Foundation.

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Cryptography Notice

This distribution includes cryptographic software. The country in which you currently reside may have restrictions on the import, possession, use, and/or re-export to another country, of encryption software. BEFORE using any encryption software, please check your country's laws, regulations and policies concerning the import, possession, or use, and re-export of encryption software, to see if this is permitted. See for more information.

The U.S. Government Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), has classified this software as Export Commodity Control Number (ECCN) 5D002.C.1, which includes information security software using or performing cryptographic functions with asymmetric algorithms. The form and manner of this Apache Software Foundation distribution makes it eligible for export under the License Exception ENC Technology Software Unrestricted (TSU) exception (see the BIS Export Administration Regulations, Section 740.13) for both object code and source code.

The cryptographic software used is from and javax.crypto and is used when processing encrypted and protected documents.

by Tetsuya Kitahata, David Fisher