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Re: Timed-release crypto and information economics

In article <[email protected]>,
Beavis B. Thoopit <[email protected]> wrote:
> initialize buffer to '12#fjKL3_*(ASDdj1ll3_13 asdfasd-1-3!#!23'
> do forever      /* actually until the plaintext spews out */
>   sleep 1 unit
>   for each element in the buffer
>     buffer[ element ] = magictransform( buffer[ element ] )

But the "sleep one unit" part is vulnerable, unless (a) the whole device
is physically armored, which is probably not easier than armoring a
memory chip; or (b) the process -- the whole device, not just a clock --
is based on some basic principle of physics that has time in the equation.