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

Henry Baker hbaker1 at pipeline.com
Mon Dec 14 11:50:19 EST 2015

At 09:05 PM 12/13/2015, dj at deadhat.com wrote:
>> Their intended market is gaming machines, about the only situation where the
>> cost is justified, so there's little point to backdooring them.  They're
>> reasonably nice devices, and easy to interface to, I've had support for them
>> in my code for awhile.
>The last time I paid attention to the Nevada Gaming Commission random
>number generation rules, the one thing they did not require was random
>numbers.  They required statistical distributions that were uniform over
>long time spans.  I.E. It was within the rules to skew the results one way,
>then the other, providing the odds remained the same in the long run.

Now you've done it.

First it was the Easter Bunny.  Then it was Santa Claus.

Now the Nevada Gaming Commission.

My world is shattered.

About the only people left whom I can still trust are the NSA & the FBI.

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