R. A. Hettinga rah at
Thu Oct 31 16:47:02 EST 2002

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Status: RO
Date: Thu, 31 Oct 2002 15:02:42 -0500
To: rah at
From: <Somebody who actually *knows* about this...>
Subject: patents


What's all the confusion about the Digicash-Chaum patents? They are now all
owned by Infospace. The important one expires mid-2005, which is pretty soon.

The ec-logix stuff looks like nonsense. They display bitmaps of the old
Digicash wallet GUI, and I expect they will be hearing from Infospace.

<Somebody's .sig>

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R. A. Hettinga <mailto: rah at>
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