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The United States of America as represented by the National Security Agency's general license statement

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Submitted Date: June 20, 2007

'I'. Patent Holder/Applicant ("Patent Holder")
Legal Name: The United States of America as represented by the National Security Agency
'II'. Patent Holder's Contact for License Application
Name:William T. Newbill
Other Info:

NSA Research Partnerships, National Security Agency
T: 240-373-6728

'III'. Disclosure of Patent Information (i.e., patents or patent applications required to be disclosed by Section 6 of RFC 3979)
A. For granted patents or published pending patent applications, please provide the following information:
Patent, Serial, Publication, Registration, or Application/File number(s):

Date: December 7, 2004
Country: USA

B. Does this disclosure relate to an unpublished pending patent application?: no
'IV'. Statement
The Patent Holder states that its position with respect to licensing any patent claims contained in the patent(s) or patent application(s) disclosed above that would necessarily be infringed by implementation of the technology required by the relevant IETF specification ("Necessary Patent Claims"), for the purpose of implementing such specification, is as follows(select one licensing declaration option only): See text box below for licensing declaration. Licensing information, comments, notes or URL for further information: The U.S. Government holds U.S. Patent 6,829,355 on the "Device for and method of one-way cryptographic hashing", which has been incorporated into Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 180-2. This patent was issued on December 7, 2004. The National Security Agency has made U.S. Patent 6,829,355 available royalty-free.
'V'. Contact Information of Submitter of this Form