[cryptography] NSA's position in the dominance stakes

James A. Donald jamesd at echeque.com
Thu Nov 18 20:39:31 EST 2010


On 2010-11-19 10:05 AM, Marsh Ray wrote:
> If you sell into the US you can be sued for infringing US patents.

I notice that not only has the concept of ECC been patented, but so has 
data compression, and graphical hyperlinks.  Why should we worry about 
one patent more than the other?

Does the fact that graphical hyperlinks are patented cause you to 
refrain from using them?



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