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Re: PGP 2.5 Beta Release Over, PGP 2.6 to be released next week
Jeffrey I. Schiller scribbles:
> In order to fully protect RSADSI's intellectual property rights in
> public-key technology, PGP 2.6 will be designed so that the messages it
> creates after September 1, 1994 will be unreadable by earlier versions
> of PGP that infringe patents licensed exclusively to Public Key Partners
> by MIT and Stanford University. PGP 2.6 will continue to be able to read
> messages generated by those earlier versions.
So how long do you think it'll take after the release of 2.6 for
patches that disable this "feature" to come out?
And what about ViaCrypt's PGP 2.4?