Please don't Accept the Patent-Encumbered Standard for TLS Authorisation

Shlomi Fish <shlomif@gmail.com> Tue, 10 February 2009 16:46 UTC

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Subject: Please don't Accept the Patent-Encumbered Standard for TLS Authorisation
From: Shlomi Fish <shlomif@gmail.com>
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Please don't accept the patent-encumbered standard for TLS
authorisation. Doing so will allow a single entity to control the use
of the standard and will weaken the authority of the IETF.

Regards,

-- Shlomi Fish

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Electrical Engineering studies. In the Technion. Been there. Done
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