1996-02-17 - Re: anonymous age credentials, sharing of

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From: “Rev. Ben” <samman-ben@CS.YALE.EDU>
To: Den of CryptoAnarchists <cypherpunks@toad.com>
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UTC Datetime: 1996-02-17 01:33:35 UTC
Raw Date: Sat, 17 Feb 1996 09:33:35 +0800

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From: "Rev. Ben" <samman-ben@CS.YALE.EDU>
Date: Sat, 17 Feb 1996 09:33:35 +0800
To: Den of CryptoAnarchists <cypherpunks@toad.com>
Subject: Re: anonymous age credentials, sharing of
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> >The only REAL way of authentication is biometrics.  Anything else can be 
> >swapped.  
> For that matter, if you can replace an amputated finger, how about
> transplanting a hand?  <shrug> 

Um.  With a password or keycard, its difficult to know if its been
stolen--if the keycard drops out of my pocket, I might not notice until I
need it again.  If my hand gets amputated, I'm fairly certain that I would
notice quite quickly... 

Ben Samman..............................................samman@cs.yale.edu
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