[messaging] Google End-to-End plans on using key directories with a CT-like verification protocol

Tony Arcieri bascule at gmail.com
Thu Aug 28 15:20:43 PDT 2014

On Thu, Aug 28, 2014 at 3:17 PM, David Leon Gil <coruus at gmail.com> wrote:

> The issue is that usernames are extremely guessable. I think that
> Joseph Bonneau had some stats on this in his thesis.
> It can be made more different by using a largish scrypt instance, but
> it's still going to be easy to guess (at least) 50% of email
> addresses.

The method doesn't have to be perfect, or even good. It just needs to be
more difficult than the existing, plentiful methods of email address

Tony Arcieri
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