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Re: A Decentralized Hashtable for the Web

From: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Date: Mon, 02 Nov 2015 17:44:13 -0500
Message-ID: <5637E73D.2080003@digitalbazaar.com>
To: David Nicol <davidnicol@gmail.com>
CC: Web Payments CG <public-webpayments@w3.org>
On 11/02/2015 05:25 PM, David Nicol wrote:
> I'm of the opinion that a hash of a public key makes a fine DHT
> handle for an identity that can be validated by demonstration of
> access to the matching private key.

What happens when you lose the private key associated with matching
public key?

-- manu

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