On Wed, Apr 21, 2010 at 1:31 AM, Perry E. Metzger <pe...@piermont.com> wrote:
> Via /., I saw the following article on ever higher speed QKD:
> http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2010-04/19/super-secure-data-encryption-gets-faster.aspx
> Very interesting physics, but quite useless in the real world.

Useless now maybe, but it's preparing for a world where RSA is broken
(i.e. quantum computers) and it doesn't require quantum computers; so
it's quite practical, in that sense.

> I wonder why it is that, in spite of almost universal disinterest in the
> security community, quantum key distribution continues to be a subject
> of active technological development.
> Perry



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