[FoRK] Re: identity-based encryption

Meltsner, Kenneth Kenneth.Meltsner at ca.com
Mon Feb 9 08:07:38 PST 2004

Interesting stuff, although I suspect it's protected by patents (or
patents pending).  The problem of identifying a given user to the key
server is glossed over, and I'm not sure whether the typical encryption
fan will appreciate the "inherent key escrow" provided by IBE.

It's being commercialized by a spin-off company called Voltage at the


Ken Meltsner

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