At 03:54 PM 5/9/2002, Anders Holm wrote:
>For PGP to become commercial, they had to hand over the algorithm to FBI....
>>They had to choose between doing that, or go to jail if someone outside the
>US was using the algorithm, and people were of course ;)
What??? PGP does not contain any algorithms written by the PGP guys. It
uses well-known algorithms such as RSA, D-H and IDEA, all written by third
PGP did have some problems with the feebs, but this was because it was then
illegal to distribute RSA outside the US...
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