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Re: CA certificates

On Tue, May 04, 2004 at 11:52:39PM -0700, Russ Allbery wrote:
> There's an interesting question.  Is a public key copyrightable?  In other
> words, does VeriSign have any legal grounds to restrict use of their
> public keys at all?

My understanding is that copyright laws speak about original works with some
creativity in them. Computer-generated, seemingly random string of numbers
hardly is such a work.

    - Nikke

Niklas Vainio <niklas.vainio@iki.fi>

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