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let's do it: NYT ad with hash of fingerprints (fwd)



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> Date: Sun, 18 Jan 1998 23:21:38 GMT
> From: Adam Back <[email protected]>
> Subject: let's do it: NYT ad with hash of fingerprints

> I would have thought you would take out a cheap personals section
> advertisement and print one hash output and a URL.  The hash ouput
> would be the hash of the hashes of a chosen set of public key
> fingerprints.

This doesn't provide the same sort of protection the original full page ad
is supposed to provide. That full page ad will be accessible as a referenc
a hundred years from now in just about every library in the country. The
link to a webpage won't be.

Distinctly different security animals.


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