Corporate use of gnupg

Robert J. Hansen rjh at
Tue Feb 19 18:54:45 CET 2008

Werner Koch wrote:
> Frankly, I did not knew about this patent until now.

US Patent 6314190, for those who want to check it out.

> I consider the ADK the wrong solution to a problem which can't be solved
> by a tool.

Mostly agreed.

> We won't add ARR (aka ADK) to GnuPG.  It would be more useful to add a
> re-encode feature to add another public or symmetric key for decryption.

The patent language on #6314190 is sufficiently broad that it would
arguably cover this, too, depending on how it's implemented.

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