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Re: RSA Patent Expired
- From: Bill Fumerola
- Date: Mon Oct 02 18:43:05 2000
On Mon, Oct 02, 2000 at 04:40:12PM -0500, Bradly Walters wrote:
> Does this help resolve any security issues related
> to NANOG networks?
You're a few weeks late. They(RSA) released the technology into
the public domain a few weeks before the patent expired.
It does allow operating systems to ship with sshd enabled by
default without having to worry about violating patents.
Bill Fumerola - Network Architect, BOFH / Chimes, Inc.
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