[cryptography] This Link Will Self Destruct

Natanael natanael.l at gmail.com
Thu May 3 03:26:58 EDT 2012

Looks like that only would be useful when you can't protect the link's
resource itself with authentication requirements, and I can only see it as
being useful when assuming a passive attacker who aren't trying to access
the link before the intended recipient.
I would even consider encrypting the link before giving it to the server,
and sharing the key along with the custom link/password.
Instead of having one password and one counter, I'd prefer a number of one
time passwords that I can give separately to the different recipients. Each
person gets one password, each password works once.

On Thu, May 3, 2012 at 8:38 AM, John Doe <jd.cypherpunks at gmail.com> wrote:

> A friend of mine created a service called: *This Link Will Self Destruct*(TLWSD)
> It is a free public temporary URL service. The mission is to provide the
> internet with a fast, friendly, private, and secure means to exchange
> hyperlinks without leaving a digital paper trail.
> He provided the source http://tlwsd.info/source/ - for everybody to check
> the implementation as well..
> Direct contact: riptide.tempora at opinehub.com
> Think this is a clever way to help enabling privacy a bit more.
> Any suggestions?
> --Michael
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