Subject: Re: Net Rules and Net Keys.
From: Ben Laurie <ben@algroup.co.uk>
Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2001 04:21:28 +0000

kmself@ix.netcom.com wrote:
> 
> on Wed, Jan 10, 2001 at 09:58:13PM +0000, Ben Laurie (ben@algroup.co.uk) wrote:
> > 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.
> 
> David Chaum.

The theory is not the issue - the practice is.

Cheers,

Ben.

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