[Cryptography] open questions in secure protocol design?

Ryan Carboni ryacko at gmail.com
Sat May 30 15:04:08 EDT 2015

*Tony Arcieri *
*Fri May 29 21:49:53 EDT 2015*
> They should switch, if only
> because that 1-bit backdoor is particularly scary, but they can't do that
> easily because the Bitcoin protocol has nothing to signal that wallet keys
> are anything but ECDSA with secp256k1.
Uh. There's a number in the front of the Bitcoin key. Either 1 or 3 to
signal the signature and protocol.

On another note, I do believe Bitcoin will die, only because it's economics
model is invented by people who believe in the opposite of Keynesians...
that hyperdeflation is good.
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