[Cryptography] Our leader opines on cryptocurrencies

james hughes hughejp at me.com
Sun Jul 21 17:35:27 EDT 2019

> On Jul 20, 2019, at 8:32 PM, jamesd at echeque.com wrote:
> Assume the processing is shardable with mutually trusting shards that do not suffer byzantine failure.

If there is mutual trust -and- the entire chain is not being shared outside the trust circle, why is this different than any other bank? Wouldn’t they be  just saying “trust me” with some cryptocurrency pixie dust on top? 

Kinda like putting a statement at the end of your email that says "This email has been checked for viruses”? Oh wait...

> This email has been checked for viruses by Avast antivirus software.
> https://www.avast.com/antivirus <https://www.avast.com/antivirus>

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