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I-D ACTION:draft-bradner-pbk-frame-05.txt



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	Title		: A Framework for Purpose Built Keys (PBK)
	Author(s)	: S. Bradner, A. Mankin, J. Schiller
	Filename	: draft-bradner-pbk-frame-05.txt
	Pages		: 7
	Date		: 2003-6-4
	
This memo considers the need to authenticate the source of a network
communication where the actual identity of the source is not
important but it is important to be sure that the source can not be
spoofed and that successive messages in the communication come from
the same source.  This memo defines the use of specially generated
public/private key pairs, known as Purpose Built Keys (PBKs), to
provide this assurance.  This memo is not a full specification of a
PBK protocol, but rather a model or framework for development of PBK
in applications.

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