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Re: RSA Patent Expired

  • From: Bill Fumerola
  • Date: Tue Oct 03 12:58:33 2000

On Tue, Oct 03, 2000 at 09:39:03AM -0700, Gary E. Miller wrote:

> Better read the press release again.  No CODE was released by RSA, 
> only the ALGORITHM was released.  Bsafe and RSAREF are still
> copyrighted and owned by RSA.  They still intend to defend
> that ownership.

OpenSSH/OpenSSL use their own rsa implementation, so
RSA can defend their dead code as long as they want.

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








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