[cryptography] [Cryptography] basing conclusions on facts

ianG iang at iang.org
Sun Jun 15 21:15:35 EDT 2014

On 15/06/2014 22:09 pm, John Young wrote:
> At 02:29 PM 6/15/2014, two wrote:
>> On 15/06/14 19:16, ianG wrote:
>> You are right, I am wrong.
>> Stephen Farrell wrote:
>> Thanks for that refreshing approach!
> This is faith shattering.

The revelation that a crypto company was patenting a backdoor in an
international standard is indeed faith-shattering.  Details aside...

Tanja Lange points out that the original filing by Certicom covered both
escrow and anti-escrow.  Oh, my, how comprehensive they were in their
wisdom.  They win if they spy, they win if they defend.

> Somebody is lying, maybe everbody. Ah,
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Someone else was posting that we want to do our Bitcoin trade under such
a regulator of beneficent...


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