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Re: Emphasizing a point by Donald Eastlake re key recovery



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At 10:25 AM 9/25/97 -6, Peter Trei wrote:
>Well, I dunno. About 18 months ago, I was involved with the 
>negotiations over the exportability of an SSL equipped web
>server I had helped develop. The export model used 40 bit RC4
>and 512 bit keys. The initial version used 3DES to encrypt 
>stored private keys, and this was turned down. I modified it to
>use single DES, and it passed.
>
>Note that this was for secret key storage only.

This should be listed as yet another outrage of the current system -- 
perhaps reason to start another lawsuit.

 - Carl

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