[Cryptography] Elixxir

Mike Lisanke mikelisanke at gmail.com
Mon Sep 24 02:07:19 EDT 2018

On Mon, Sep 24, 2018 at 12:38 AM John Levine <johnl at iecc.com> wrote:

> In article <d94ca16f-a556-f20e-4f68-2dc46307b236 at echeque.com> you write:
> >Chaum is doing his own blockchain company:  Elixxir
> >
> >Supposedly it will make everything wonderful, but how it is going to
> >make everything wonderful is not altogether clear to me.  Does he
> >actually explain the proposed technology in detail anywhere?
> There's a 20 page white paper on their web site:
> https://cdn2.hubspot.net/hubfs/4816439/Elixxir_Technical_Brief.pdf
> My crypto fu isn't good enough to know if there are glaring holes in
> the design.  Since it's Chaum I presume he knows what he's doing, but
> there's a fair amount of hand waving in the white paper.
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The 1st question I have about this proof of stake consensus is, can't I buy
enough nodes to eventually end up to be elected to run my own team?
Best regards,  Mike
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