GMP cryptographic developments

James Youngman jay at
Wed Apr 1 12:06:40 CEST 2009

On Wed, Apr 1, 2009 at 8:24 AM, Floria Lop <flop at> wrote:
> After a long internal discussion, and with some regret, the GMP team
> is soliciting suggestions for a novel high-level cryptography function
> layer, accommodating suitable back-doors for law enforcement agencies'
> security work.
> The plan is to add cryptography functions such as mpz_rsakeygen and
> mpz_dsakeygen that implement the RSA and DSA algorithms, respectively,
> with builtin key escrow.  By default, private keys will be transferred
> securely to NSA for US users, and PRCIA for Chinese users, etc, but this
> should of course be configurable.

Did you resend an old mail or something?   I thought this was already


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