Unpatented PAKE!

Ben Laurie ben at links.org
Mon Jun 2 12:19:42 EDT 2008

Scott G. Kelly wrote:
> Ben Laurie wrote:
>> Scott G. Kelly wrote:
>>> Here's another approach to password authenticated key exchange with
>>> similar security claims. The underlying mechanism is under
>>> consideration for inclusion in by the 802.11s group in IEEE:
>>> http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-harkins-emu-eap-pwd-01.txt
>> Hmmm. I don't see any IPR statements for that draft.
> My understanding is that there are no IPR claims on this method. I am not a lawyer, though.

Given the stupidity of the US patent system, at least the authors need
to state that they make no claims, AIUI.

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