The microblog: 2023.01.26 16:00:30

2023.01.26 16:00:30 (Mastodon 109756339322683199, Twitter 1618640335982428160) from Daniel J. Bernstein:

NIST rules say free usability is "critical". NIST could have said in 2021: NTRU is patent-free, use it! Instead secret NIST slides said, basically, "What if we ignore patents?": NIST delayed, then took option where patent license won't activate until 2024.