Subject: Re: Net Rules and Net Keys.
From: Ben Laurie <>
Date: Wed, 10 Jan 2001 21:58:13 +0000

Crispin Cowan wrote:
> On the net, I MUST reveal something
> identifying if I ever expect to receive my purchase.  So the net is intrinsically
> more invasive of privacy:  there IS a reason why it should (must!) be different on
> the net.

This is not inherently true, consider blinded cash in exchange for a
download via onion-routing. Nothing revealed. Value exchanged.

Currently the blinded cash bit is a sticking point, but I feel it won't
be for much longer.




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