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This draft is a work item of the Long-Term Archive and Notary Services Working Group of the IETF.
Title : Long-Term Archive Service Requirements
Author(s) : C. Wallace, et al.
Filename : draft-ietf-ltans-reqs-04.txt
Pages : 21
Date : 2005-7-19
There are many scenarios in which users must be able to prove the
existence of data at a specific point in time and be able to
demonstrate the integrity of data since that time, even when the
duration from time of existence to time of demonstration spans a
large period of time. Additionally, users must be able to verify
signatures on digitally signed data many years after the generation
of the signature. This document describes a class of long-term
archive services to support such scenarios and the technical
requirements for interacting with such services.
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