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Diffie-Hellman

A public key algorithm which can be used for deriving and distributing private keys over insecure networks. Diffie-Hellman itself cannot be used to encrypt or decrypt messages. The patent on the algorithm expired on April 29, 1997. (See public key cryptography and private key cryptography in the hard copy dictionary.)

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