[Cryptography] Microsoft's new, free, crypto library dubbed FourQ

Peter Gutmann pgut001 at cs.auckland.ac.nz
Sat Sep 19 01:50:05 EDT 2015

Ray Dillinger <bear at sonic.net> writes:

>That's -- Highly uncharacteristic of Microsoft. 

This is Microsoft Research, not Microsoft corporate.  Like other academic
groups, they often make their work publicly available rather than keeping it

At least one reason why they can do that is because, unlike corporate, open-
sourcing their code won't make them a target for every patent troll from
here to East Texas.


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