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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:
> 
> 
> http://www.rsasecurity.com/news/pr/000906-1.html
> 
> Does this help resolve any security issues related
> to NANOG networks?
> 
> Opinions?

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[1] without having to worry about violating patents.

-- 
Bill Fumerola - Network Architect, BOFH / Chimes, Inc.
                billf@chimesnet.com / billf@FreeBSD.org


1. FreeBSD 4.1.1! :->





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