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Comment Re:I guess /. still approves this crap (Score 1) 267

If every bank involved agrees the invalid signature is valid, what happens to the money?

Stealing a coin here or there from a wallet that hasn't been touched in a while would be more "practical", and for all we know, is being done now.

Anyone can audit the blockchain, not just miners.

It'd be possible to find every bitcoin not traded in the past 3 years, assert it "lost" then the attacker fraudulently claim them with the attack given, and it's possible he could liquidate after the theft without anyone noticing until he's cashed out.

It's not just miners checking the transactions.

Comment Re:I guess /. still approves this crap (Score 1) 267

I do understand Bitcoin, and what you are describing is impossible. Bitcoins cannot be transferred from one account to another unless you have the private keys to the account that currently holds them. It's like a signed check - it can't be transferred to another account without a valid signature.

Comment Re:They'll probably need something like AEGIS (Score 1) 318

The expense of a CRAM can probably be justified. You're probably going to be spending more than the drone is worth shooting it down, but not multiple orders of magnitude more. On the plus side, you get the operation flexibility of the CRAM. If drone approaches are rare, costs can be swallowed.

Comment Re: Oakhurst Dairy is correct (Score 1) 331

Let's say that we modify the law so that distribution, or packing for distribution are not covered.

"[Overtime does not apply to] The canning, processing, preserving, freezing, drying, marketing, storing, packing for shipment of [the listed items]

Is that a gramatically correct sentence? The last comma in the list should be replaced with "and" or "or" for it to be valid English.

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