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Re: BitAuth

From: Timothy Holborn <timothy.holborn@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 4 Jul 2014 13:15:00 +1000
Message-Id: <3C23C9F3-3BDE-4641-B91D-323A83379E9E@gmail.com>
Cc: "public-webpayments@w3.org" <public-webpayments@w3.org>
To: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>


> On 4 Jul 2014, at 1:06 pm, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com> wrote:
> 
>> On 07/03/2014 10:41 PM, Tim Holborn wrote:
>> some other solutions out there have potential i.e. http://storj.io/
> 
> That's a storage solution, the BitAuth and HTTP Signatures stuff is an
> authentication solution. Were you referring to a way that the Storj
> stuff authenticates their users over HTTP using digital signatures?
> 
More that bitcoin styled technology (block-chain, etc.) has many more applications than simply being used as a technology capable of supporting a currency.   Traditionally, the wallet / securing the wallet has been the bigger issue.  The TX rate is also a potential issue, which Melvin seems to have solved with webcredits.

> -- manu
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