[Cryptography] Large companies sued for using Elliptic Curve TLS?

Phillip Hallam-Baker phill at hallambaker.com
Wed Dec 2 19:35:24 EST 2015

On Wed, Dec 2, 2015 at 5:09 PM, Tony Arcieri <bascule at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Dec 2, 2015 at 1:54 PM, Phillip Hallam-Baker <
> phill at hallambaker.com> wrote:
>> The CFRG signature algorithm is equally irrelevant as nobody can possibly
>> be infringing with an algorithm we haven't invented yet.
> EdDSA, a Schnorr variant/derivative, was chosen as the basis of the CFRG
> signature algorithm two months ago in this poll (which you didn't
> participate in, perhaps hence your confusion):
> https://mailarchive.ietf.org/arch/msg/cfrg/jxHJMxYW2WE3v_LuFYaVNbAIGN0
> The remaining questions are around the hash and pre-hash functions, which
> will be the subject of an upcoming poll. Otherwise the algorithm is very
> much "invented".

Your faith in the ability of IRTF/IETF to complete the above work item
expeditiously is noted.

Having had RFCs that are about to issue for several years, I'll consider
the work completed when the RFC issued.
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