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Patent encumbrances on CRYSTALS-Kyber?

NIST claims that they “[have] entered into” an agreement with the holders of patents US9246675/EP2837128B1 and US9094189B2/EP2537284B1, to allow people to implement and operate the Kyber cryptosystem— ...
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Patent encumbrances on Falcon?

Does anyone have any hard evidence what exactly are the terms and conditions of the patent license that Dr. Whyte / OnBoard Security has pledged to provide to any prospective implementers of the ...
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Using openSSL in a software and exporting it

The OpenSSL license talks about crypto laws in various countries. I have seen many apps using https. So, do all of them take a license or something? What kind of license can I choose to give to take ...
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Open source crypto project liability

I'm working on a crypto wallet for a top 50 cryptocurrency. I'm part of the core team and we were discussing potential liability around the app we're building. The user always has their wallet seed ...
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Open Source projects with encryption keys

I currently have a project which I'm planning in the not too distant future to open source on GitHub. The question I have is regarding how open source projects are released if they have encryption ...
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How is open source encryption safe?

Correct me if I'm wrong but since the cryptographic algorithm is open source, doesn't it mean that everyone who can access the code would be able to crack it? I'm probably wrong since there are many ...
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