[Cryptography] Satoshi's PGP key.
ben at links.org
Wed Dec 16 16:05:56 EST 2015
On Wed, 16 Dec 2015 at 19:30 newlog <lists at overflowedminds.net> wrote:
> 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
> >> that type of attack is very high.
> >> That is why I don't speculate about his identity and would urge others
> >> 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?
The other top-10 richest people have assets that are actually worth money.
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