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Re: An article for Wired magazine
P Hallam wrote:
| The major problem with DigiCash is the patent portfollio. I don't
| much like the idea of David Chaum replacing the government as the
| controller of the money supply. Sorry, I just don't.
Remember that the patents only last 17 years. (A few more,
since some of the major ones are staggered, but not a long time.
Governments tend to last longer than that.)
"It is seldom that liberty of any kind is lost all at once."