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[liberationtech] Happy birthday, Ralph Merkle!
companys at stanford.edu
Wed Feb 1 19:43:58 PST 2017
From: Dave Horsfall <dave at horsfall.org>
Ralph Merkle, co-inventor of public key crypto, was born today in 1952.
Do you buy things online, with your credit card? Then you can thank Ralph
Merkle for making it reasonably safe; he also invented crypto hashing.
(Notice that I said "reasonably" safe; it's always a risk.)
Dave Horsfall DTM (VK2KFU) "Those who don't understand security will
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