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Re: A Decentralized Hashtable for the Web

From: David Nicol <davidnicol@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 2 Nov 2015 17:06:20 -0600
Message-ID: <CAFwScO8+t_rNSmkwGSyxQhJw-R3c245m-WeE6js-+pHztC96iw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Cc: Web Payments CG <public-webpayments@w3.org>
you don't do that.

On Mon, Nov 2, 2015 at 4:44 PM, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com> wrote:
> 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
>
> --
> Manu Sporny (skype: msporny, twitter: manusporny, G+: +Manu Sporny)
> Founder/CEO - Digital Bazaar, Inc.
> blog: Web Payments: The Architect, the Sage, and the Moral Voice
> https://manu.sporny.org/2015/payments-collaboration/



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