1994-05-06 - Re: Marked_Money

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From: Matthew J Ghio <mg5n+@andrew.cmu.edu>
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
Message Hash: 39c29b1deda18fb05f62cf57d2d0b31def6b22cacf8124042fb7c23e2f60443b
Message ID: <whmO4aK00awHAs6EZr@andrew.cmu.edu>
Reply To: <199405050618.XAA08731@merde.dis.org>
UTC Datetime: 1994-05-06 01:46:06 UTC
Raw Date: Thu, 5 May 94 18:46:06 PDT

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From: Matthew J Ghio <mg5n+@andrew.cmu.edu>
Date: Thu, 5 May 94 18:46:06 PDT
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
Subject: Re: Marked_Money
In-Reply-To: <199405050618.XAA08731@merde.dis.org>
Message-ID: <whmO4aK00awHAs6EZr@andrew.cmu.edu>
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>         Is there a way of marking digital coins, so the depositor
> can be identified?

Only if the depositor marks them as such.  The depositor generates the
coin, and gives it to the bank to sign it.  The bank signs it in
exchange for another valid signed token.  The bank can't alter it in any
way, the bank can only sign it.