Patented prime numbers

Georgi Guninski guninski at
Mon May 12 01:36:20 PDT 2014

Probably this is well known.
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> Because of their importance in encryption algorithms such as RSA encryption, prime numbers can be important commercial commodities. In fact, R. Schlafly (1994) has obtained U.S. Patent 5373560 on the following two primes (expressed in hexadecimal notation): 

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