Microsoft Kerberos Specification...
Michael H. Warfield
mhw at wittsend.com
Wed May 3 14:11:59 GMT 2000
On Wed, May 03, 2000 at 04:16:12PM +1000, Steve Frampton wrote:
> On Tue, 2 May 2000, Nicolas Williams wrote:
> > Microsoft is posting the document embedded in an EXE file.
> > Sounds like an access control device to me. Think of the DMCA, and
> > UCITA.
> > Thus, I recommend that Luke NOT read this document, if he intends to
> > implement anything like what's documented there.
> What about having somebody outside the USA obtain the document and then
> summarize it, in excruciatingly technical detail, and provide that summary
> as a freely available document to others including Luke?
> The laws of the good old US of A do not apply world-wide.
True, but you still must be very VERY careful. Luke is no longer
in the US ( booo, hiss :-( ) but still may be subject to some nasty laws
elsewhere, espcially since this pretains to cryptography (they whole
kerberos suite was export controlled by the US prior to recent relaxations).
You also don't want your sources "tainted" where Microsoft can
later come back and claim that we are using their licensed technology.
The last thing we need is to have their finger grips into Samba that way.
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