RSA now in the public domain
adustman at comstar.net
Wed Sep 6 13:41:45 CEST 2000
If you haven't heard already, RSA Data Security released RSA into the
public domain today, in advance of the patent expiring. See:
This has some interesting legal implications, in that since it is now
public domain, I believe it is not subject to US export restrictions, as
they presently stand. And of course, there are no royalties now.
Oh yeah, there is also a "free" t-shirt:
Naturally, it will cost you some personal info.
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