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Re: PGP 2.6 is dangerous in the long term ?
On Wed, 25 May 1994, Lefty wrote:
> >What if (the cypherpunk community) comes out with a secure program that
> >doesn't rely on RSAREF? Can it be done?
> Bizdos and gang will _still_ hold the patent on RSA-style public key
> encryption. What you're suggesting is, in essence, exactly what Phil
> Zimmerman did with PGP 1.0.
Ah, ok. I wasn't sure if the patent covered just the use of the
algorithm or also the use of public-key-like systems. As I said, I am
most likely completely wrong :-)
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