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Re: [openpgp] Fingerprints and their collisions resistance

2013-01-06 13:10:31
On Jan 6, 2013, at 4:23, Werner Koch <wk(_at_)gnupg(_dot_)org> wrote:

On Sun,  6 Jan 2013 04:19, jon(_at_)callas(_dot_)org said:

Also, the point compression patent expired last year.

Oh really.  That would be great news.  No other patents to the same

The ECC patents are starting to expire en masse. It started last year, and over 
the next year or two most of the really annoying ones are going. Others, like 
MQV will take longer. But the IP reasons to avoid ECC are going quickly, 
especially if you stick to the Suite B curves, as Andrey did with his draft. 

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