[messaging] Do Blockchains solve Zooko's triangle? (was: Another Take At Public Key Distribution)

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Mon Aug 3 11:14:19 PDT 2015

> Let alone the cheaper option of just hacking Alice’s WiFi.

Hijacking Alice’s WIFI is not what I was talking about there.

> Throwing out MITM attacks as not a viable threat is unreasonable at this point.

Neither was I throwing out MITM attacks. Indeed that is what Namecoin prevents.

What Namecoin doesn’t prevent is what no technology on Earth can prevent, and that is being disconnected from the Internet.

Once you are disconnected, you are disconnected. No magic will fix that without re-connecting you to it.

- Greg

Please do not email me anything that you are not comfortable also sharing with the NSA.

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