[p2p-hackers] ease of use in a decentralized communication system

K.S.Sreeram sreeram at tachyontech.net
Mon Jun 26 19:22:15 UTC 2006


Bill Cox wrote:
> Well, if you already have a DHT running, why not allow users to publish
> their public keys using their e-mail address as the key?

How do you prevent somebody else from using *your* email address? And it
is very difficult for the DHT to validate an email address. This could
actually turn out to be a big security issue.

Regards
Sreeram

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