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Question: So, let's call them all "Zeitgeist attacks" ?
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September 13, 2011, 11:25:45 PM
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Zeit is time in German

Relevance of Geist is, well, obvious  Cheesy

And it sounds nifty

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September 13, 2011, 11:31:45 PM
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Not exactly sure why this matters. Point? Lulz?

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September 13, 2011, 11:32:45 PM
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You gotta give exploits catchy names, lol Smiley

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September 13, 2011, 11:34:02 PM
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You gotta give exploits catchy names, lol Smiley

Does GG have plans to address the 51% exploit that exists?

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September 13, 2011, 11:39:03 PM
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You gotta give exploits catchy names, lol Smiley

Does GG have plans to address the 51% exploit that exists?

You mean the Fundamental Exploit of 51% as described in Satoshi's paper or the "attacker with 51% screwing up diff without invalidating blocks"?

The former can be sort-of addressed with a clever implementation of licensed mining, I suspect, but that is my bellyfeel nothing more.

The latter is solved already, like, at the moment of reset.

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September 14, 2011, 12:02:37 AM
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You gotta give exploits catchy names, lol Smiley

Does GG have plans to address the 51% exploit that exists?

You mean the Fundamental Exploit of 51% as described in Satoshi's paper or the "attacker with 51% screwing up diff without invalidating blocks"?

The former can be sort-of addressed with a clever implementation of licensed mining, I suspect, but that is my bellyfeel nothing more.

The latter is solved already, like, at the moment of reset.

You have any intentions of creating licensed mining?

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September 14, 2011, 08:18:49 AM
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Not at this point, but should an actual proposal for a sufficiently versatile scheme emerge, I would definitely consider it.

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September 15, 2011, 04:21:16 AM
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Why not call it the Apple attack?

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September 15, 2011, 04:23:03 AM
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Why not call it the Apple attack?

"Rotten Apple Attack"

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September 15, 2011, 04:53:25 AM
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Zeitgeist was a shitty movie and 'time-travel attacks' sounds much cooler.

Personally I am going with the time warp attack.


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