Subject: Re: quickly find what applications are affected by RSA
To: None <>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/07/2000 22:59:04
On Fri, Sep 08, 2000 at 10:53:54AM +0900, wrote:
> >How can I quickly find (or create) a list of BSD-related applications that
> >use the RSA algorithm?
> >(Not exactly, NetBSD related: OpenBSD says "A clever trick allows us to
> >distribute the same CD-ROM (USA and the rest of the world) and maintain
> >full strength crypto without violating the RSA patent in the USA." Does

The "clever trick" is ignoring the entire body of statute, regulation, and
precedent relating to contributory patent infringement.  Quite a trick,