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From sameer <sam...@c2.net>
Subject Re: RSA patents in Canada
Date Tue, 22 Apr 1997 18:57:20 GMT
> (no, this isn't appropriate to this list and I post simply because there
> are a good number of people who may know... any discussion is probably
> best taken off-list)
> 
> Does RSA's patent related to the cipher needed to talk SSL to most clients
> apply in Canada?  I have seen this asked a good bit but can find no answer
> anywhere.

	My take on things, IANAL: (I'm cc'ing Greg, who is also NAL,
but will be soon =)

	RSA isn't patented in Canada, but because of NAFTA you need a
license to practice the patent in Canada because it is patented in the
US.

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