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Re: A Decentralized Hashtable for the Web

From: Randall Leeds <randall.leeds@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 02 Nov 2015 23:16:49 +0000
Message-ID: <CAAL6JQj=dGXN736BzZEGoB7QusnX6SdCX_vfR=4=FM5yb71=Rg@mail.gmail.com>
To: David Nicol <davidnicol@gmail.com>, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Cc: Web Payments CG <public-webpayments@w3.org>
You no one other than you finds that private key before the expiration
date. :)

On Mon, Nov 2, 2015 at 3:08 PM David Nicol <davidnicol@gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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