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Re: [tor-talk] Bitcoin over Tor isnât a good idea (Alex Biryukov / Ivan Pustogarov story)

On 10/28/14, s7r <s7r@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
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> Seth,
> Totally agree about undermining decentralization by having to trust a
> single provider. Nobody recommended that, the addresses were for
> informative purpose only, to be used in parallel with other nodes run
> by other operators / organizations. No user is forced to use
> exclusively peers run by the same operator. An user is free to add as
> many hidden nodes for bootstrapping as desired.  Once connected to a
> node that node will exchange information about other nodes and so on.
> I agree the hidden services are old. There is a nice proposal,
> hopefully it will be analyzed more and implemented as soon as possible.

Do you have a link to what you are thinking of?

What comes to my mind just now is DJB's black box (i.e. "make it
simple for the developer to do the right thing"):

Banned for life from Debian, for suggesting Debian's CoC
is being swung in our faces a little too vigorously.
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