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Re: A Decentralized Hashtable for the Web

From: Asbjørn Ulsberg <asbjorn@ulsberg.no>
Date: Tue, 3 Nov 2015 10:47:40 +0100
Message-ID: <CAEdRHi5AmHUuP5T4hAncjyzddBBTrQ+wr07nvxLGa-wxa1CMmw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Cc: Web Payments CG <public-webpayments@w3.org>
2015-11-03 5:33 GMT+01:00 Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>:

> The current approach for the WebDHT is to loosely couple identifiers and
> the keys that you can use to prove that those identifiers are yours.
>
> For example, the WebDHT enables you to specify a set of keys or other
> identifiers that should have write access to the entry in the DHT. This
> means that even in the event of a key loss, you can recover that
> identifier by asking people (or services) that you trust to associate a
> new device/keypair with the identifier.

I'm sorry if this has been mentioned already, but what you describe
sounds a lot like Keybase. How does WebDHT compare to it?

https://keybase.io/

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