Google MD5 at USC

I was looking up some stuff about USC and Google, and this came up:

MD5 code is used for security, was written by the University of Southern California Information Sciences Institute, and is derived from the RSA Data Security, Inc. Message-Digest Algorithm.

Google Desktop Copyright Notices

ISI is even more amazing than I’d thought… supposedly, they were also right behind Google in both Chinese-English and Arabic-English translation, in an NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) project.

The complete copyright notice…

* Copyright (c) 1995 University of Southern California.
* All rights reserved.
* Redistribution and use in source and binary forms are permitted
* provided that the above copyright notice and this paragraph are
* duplicated in all such forms and that any documentation,
* advertising materials, and other materials related to such
* distribution and use acknowledge that the software was
* developed by the University of Southern California, Information
* Sciences Institute. The name of the University may not be used
* to endorse or promote products derived from this software
* without specific prior written permission.

One Response to “Google MD5 at USC”

  1. Paul says:

    Some of the stuff that people manage to do here is really amazing. It gies some confidence to know that other people here are doing things on the cutting edge; why couldn’t I?

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