Reported Statement from NIST regarding use of DSA
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|Holder legal name||The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)|
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U.S. patent 5,231,668
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Digital Signature Algorithm (DSA)
The U.S. Government holds U.S. patent 5,231,668 on the Digital
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has a long
NIST has provided the following statement with regard to this patent:
Regarding patent infringement, FIPS 186 summarizes our position; the
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