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smoothrunnings
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November 05, 2013, 10:45:44 AM
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A friend of mine sent me this link, so don't shoot the messenger! LOL

Why am I not surprised to see this though?

http://mashable.com/2013/11/04/bitcoin-cornell-researchers/

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November 05, 2013, 11:30:06 AM
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Earlier post with same/similar topic here:

https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=325225.0

Old and overblown news. Here's the more detailed tech thread on it, which notes, among other things, that the basic idea of this attack has been discussed for 3 years now:

https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=324413.0

Something to be addressed long-term, but not a big deal. This thread's title is pretty misleading once you understand the issue.
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