[Cryptography] Photon beam splitters for "true" random number generation ?

Bill Cox waywardgeek at gmail.com
Sun Dec 13 14:48:23 EST 2015

On Sat, Dec 12, 2015 at 11:19 PM, Ron Garret <ron at flownet.com> wrote:

> > Perhaps such a device has already been built & tested?
> Probably not.  The reason is that there are much easier ways to avail
> yourself of (essentially) the same physics.  Thermal noise, for example,
> gives you just as much “true randomness” as quantum measurements (because
> thermal noise is, at root, a quantum effect) but it’s much (much!) easier
> to obtain.

If I understand their technology correctly, this company has been selling
them for years
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