[Cryptography] Quantum Sneakernet

David Leon Gil coruus at gmail.com
Sat Oct 25 22:49:53 EDT 2014

On Sat, Oct 25, 2014 at 5:18 PM, John Ioannidis <ji at tla.org> wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 25, 2014 at 1:58 PM, Jim Windle <jim.windle at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Interesting proposal for a quantum sneakernet as an admittedly slow
>> alternative to submarine cables which won't support entanglement.

High-quality transoceanic cables would be expensive (unimaginably
expensive today); but there is no physical problem. Just a minor
engineering problem. ;) And, contra the paper, there are people
working on distributing qubits...

> The only usefulness of this so-called technology is to give another meaning
> to the phrase "traveling light".

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