Re: NANO: Hacking assembler security

From: Stirling Westrup (
Date: Thu Feb 10 2000 - 23:56:15 MST

Eliezer S. Yudkowsky wrote:

> (As modified to take into account the "nanotech -> quantum computing ->
> no more RSA" chain. Open (?) question: Using quantum computing, is it
> possible to create a public-key encryption method immune to quantum decryption?)

This is a subtle and complex question, but I have recently been exposed to some
(proprietary) research that would tend to indicate 'Yes, its possible'. Its not
yet confirmed though, and I'm not at liberty to say any more on the matter.

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