[messaging] One CONIKS or many?

Tony Arcieri bascule at gmail.com
Thu Mar 24 18:57:23 PDT 2016

Sounds somewhat similar to EPFL's "Cothority" idea:


On Thu, Mar 24, 2016 at 6:42 PM, Watson Ladd <watsonbladd at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello,
> There has been a lot of discussion on tor-dev about integrating CONIKS
> into tor messenger. They seem to have that pretty much under control,
> but I'm wondering if it would make sense to have one public federated
> CONIKS service that multiple messaging services could all use. This
> way we have auditing code and server code for everything, together
> with ways to extract keys and manage accounts.
> Why is this an utterly terrible idea?
> Sincerely,
> Watson
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Tony Arcieri
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