[Cryptography] Aside on random numbers (was Re: Opening Discussion: Speculation on "BULLRUN")

Bill Squier groo at old-ones.com
Fri Sep 6 10:26:58 EDT 2013

On Sep 6, 2013, at 10:03 AM, Perry E. Metzger <perry at piermont.com> wrote:
> Naively, one could take a picture of the dice and OCR it. However,
> one doesn't actually need to OCR the dice -- simply hashing the
> pixels from the image will have at least as much entropy if the
> position of the dice is recognizable from the image. 


> One could write an  app to do this, but of course the phone is
> not exactly a secure platform to begin with...



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