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October 27, 2010, 10:13:33 PM
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However, if the effective calculation of the coins would be a required a large amounts of data, this could prevent botnets. The rainbow tables could be sold on disks or be distributed in every major city (hotspots, wireless lan). Is the sha-2 algorithm too much salted to generate the coins faster?
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October 27, 2010, 10:28:48 PM
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All of the data that Bitcoin hashes is too large and random to use rainbow tables with.

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