Re: poly: Pondering Privacy

From: Hal Finney <>
Date: Mon May 18 1998 - 15:27:57 PDT

Robin writes:
> Most situations in which a secret gives someone an advantage, it is at
> someone else's expense. If they were consulted before the secret
> info was generated, both sides would typically prefer some other
> arrangement, without secrets.

Could you elaborate on this? What is the basis for the conclusion that
most secrecy could be eliminated and leave both sides better off?

Received on Mon May 18 22:38:15 1998

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