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RSA released into the public domain
From: "Nick C. Doyle" <nick () LOLA 2Y NET>
Date: Wed, 6 Sep 2000 10:30:07 -0300

For those who haven't heard, RSA Security announced to today (6 September,
2000) that they were releasing the RSA algorithm into the public domain
today, in advance of the expiring of their US patent on the 20th.  There
is more information on why they are doing this and it's implications at
these pages:

The Press Release...
http://www.rsasecurity.com/news/pr/000906-1.html
The RSA FAQ...
http://www.rsasecurity.com/developers/total-solution/faq.html


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