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[liberationtech] dark mail alliance

Tony Arcieri bascule at gmail.com
Fri Nov 1 15:47:23 PDT 2013


On Fri, Nov 1, 2013 at 2:00 PM, Maxim Kammerer <mk at dee.su> wrote:

> But since you are asking, safe human-readable addresses are not possible
> as a concept, unless
> you are willing to trust a third party.


Aaron Swartz wrote a great blog post about "Squaring Zooko's Triangle", an
idea which has more or less been implemented in terms of Namecoin:

http://www.aaronsw.com/weblog/squarezooko

tl;dr: a Bitcoin-like global append-only log can enable the secure mapping
of human-meaningful names to cryptographic keys

-- 
Tony Arcieri
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