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Re: RSA Patent Expired
From: Bill Fumerola <billf () chimesnet com>
Date: Tue, 3 Oct 2000 12:21:39 -0400
On Tue, Oct 03, 2000 at 09:08:10AM +0200, Hendrik Visage wrote:
It does allow operating systems to ship with sshd enabled by
default without having to worry about violating patents.
Then there are OpenSSH ;^) http://www.openssh.com
which doesn't contain ANY patented/copyrighted algorithms
OpenSSH uses RSA for ssh1, so it too benefited greatly
from RSA's release of the code into the public domain.
Bill Fumerola - Network Architect, BOFH / Chimes, Inc.
billf () chimesnet com / billf () FreeBSD org