[Cryptography] Satoshi's PGP key.

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Wed Dec 16 12:20:25 EST 2015

On 12/10/2015 06:53 PM, Ray Dillinger wrote:
> On 12/09/2015 12:47 PM, Phillip Hallam-Baker wrote:
>> ,,, he would find it impossible to convince an
>> extortionist or kidnapper that he doesn't have the money.
>> Given the extensive use of bitcoin by the criminal community, the risk of
>> that type of attack is very high.
>> That is why I don't speculate about his identity and would urge others to
>> do likewise.
> Ding, we have a winner.  The way Satoshi survives is if nobody
> EVER knows s/he was Satoshi.  If s/he ever gets unmasked, s/he's
> going to be kidnapped, or subject to extortion, or in jail in
> "protective custody" within hours.  And if s/he doesn't produce
> keys I believe s/he probably no longer has, s/he or his/her
> family are going to die.

Using that reasoning would mean that all rich people get killed...
What's the difference between him and the other top-10 richest people,
besides one being richer that the other?

It seems that argument assumes that people should not get rich so they
don't get killed.

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