Gil Hamilton wrote:
I've never heard it disclosed how the prosecutor discovered that Miller had
had such a conversation but it isn't relevant anyway. The question is, can
she defy a subpoena based on membership in the privileged Reporter class that
an ordinary person could not defy?
Dave Howe [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
Gil Hamilton wrote:
I've never heard it disclosed how the prosecutor discovered that Miller
had such a conversation but it isn't relevant anyway. The question is,
she defy a subpoena based on membership in the privileged Reporter class
On 10/19/05, Daniel A. Nagy [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
Note that nowhere in my paper did I imply that the issuer is a bank (the
only mentioning of a bank in the paper is in an analogy). This is because I
am strongly convinced that banks
If this is the model, my concern is that in practice it will often be
the case that there will be few intermediate exchanges. Particularly
in the early stages of the system, there won't be that much to buy.
Someone may accept epoints for payment but the first thing he will do
I will provide a detailed answer a bit later, but the short answer is that
anonymity and untraceability are not major selling points, as experience
shows. After all, ATMs could easily record and match to the user the serial
numbers of each banknote they hand out, yet, there seems to be no
On 10/18/05, Major Variola (ret.) [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
So this dupe/spy/wannabe journalist thinks that journalists
should be *special*.. how nice. Where in the 1st amendment is the class
journalists mentioned? She needs a WMD enema.
We put up with this needs killing crap from Tim May
cyphrpunk [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
The notion that someone who is willing to spend months in jail just to
keep a promise of silence needs killing is beyond bizarre and is
Straw man alert.
MV's notion is that a person who thinks journalists should be a special
class of people
Let's take a look at Daniel Nagy's list of desirable features for an
ecash system and see how simple, on-line Chaum ecash fares.
One of the reasons, in the author s opinion, is that payment systems
based on similar schemes lack some key
Thank you for the detailed critique!
I think, we're not talking about the same Chaumian cash. The referred 1988
paper proposes an off-line system, where double spending compromises
anonymity and results in transaction reversal. I agree with you that it was
a mistake on my part to deny its
On Thu, 20 Oct 2005, cyphrpunk wrote:
system without excessive complications. Only the fifth point, the
ability for outsiders to monitor the amount of cash in circulation, is
not satisfied. But even then, the ecash mint software, and procedures
and controls followed by the issuer, could be
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