The microblog: 2022.07.06 00:08:19

2022.07.06 00:08:19 (1544443081981714432) from Daniel J. Bernstein:

For people wondering why the Kyber team has suddenly expanded to include Jintai Ding: There's a fascinating back story. For details see my January blog post "Plagiarism as a patent amplifier: Understanding the delayed rollout of post-quantum cryptography":

2022.07.06 00:29:49 (1544448490947784704) from Daniel J. Bernstein:

For some reason NIST left this interesting change in team composition out of its so-called "history" file, and has also now broken many links. We were watching and saved the change shortly after it happened: