[Security_sig] 02/03 Conf. call minutes

Stephen Smalley sds at epoch.ncsc.mil
Thu Feb 3 10:14:46 PST 2005


On Thu, 2005-02-03 at 13:05, Chris Wright wrote:
> Ge:  Another concern is around patent issue with secure computing.
> Letter states that patent grant is null if patent is sold.  Should
> probably be reviewed by your lawyers.

FYI:

NSA's statements on the issue:
http://www.nsa.gov/selinux/info/faq.cfm#I22
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=104506496507929&w=2

Also, 4,621,321 and 4,701,840 were slated to expire Nov 4, 2003 (the
latter was a continuation of the former, and explicitly disclaimed the
portion of the term after Nov 4, 2003), and I think 4,713,753 expired at
the end of last year.

-- 
Stephen Smalley <sds at epoch.ncsc.mil>
National Security Agency




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