A Description of the Rabbit Stream Cipher Algorithm
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Technical Summary This document describes the Rabbit stream encryption algorithm, which uses 128-bit key and 64-bit IV. Working Group Summary This document is an individual submission. It is not affiliated with any IETF Working Group. Protocol Quality The document makes the algorithm description available to the Internet community. The document describes a patented stream cipher. The IPR Statement for this stream cipher was posted on 2 Dec 2005. IESG Note This RFC is not a candidate for any level of Internet Standard. The IETF disclaims any knowledge of the fitness of this RFC for any purpose and notes that the decision to publish is not based on IETF review apart from IESG review for conflict with IETF work. The RFC Editor has chosen to publish this document at its discretion. See RFC 3932 for more information.