[dba-Tech] The Monero Project

Jim Lawrence accessd at shaw.ca
Tue Oct 17 15:55:22 CDT 2017

Hi All:

How open is your personal ID and other specifics available on the internet. Click the following link and see:
Don't forget to press on the button marked; "Show my Information" for a complete dump of all your stats.

The above example is very simple but given the ability to cross-reference all your data with all your online transactions, listing all your contacts and family and now adding in your financial and medical records, you are now more exposed than ever to every online person or organization who wants to take advantage of you. 

Maybe we should start looking for methods that will protect the identities of our clients, our familes and ourselves.(?) To that end there is many technologies being actively developed.

An open network for secure, decentralized communication.
...and how it all works: https://matrix.org/#about

There is the new distributive protocol IPFS which I have discussed before.
...and an overview https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8CMxDNuuAiQ 
There is a new form of money that has all the encrypted feature of Bitcoin but is absolutely not traceable, is not limited and has fast transactions. This and a number of other privacy and security projects are under the umbrella project, Monero. 


Monero is the leading cryptocurrency with a focus on private and censorship-resistant transactions.

What is Kovri? Kovri is a free, decentralized, anonymity technology.

What is OpenAlias? OpenAlias seeks to provide a way to simplify aliasing amidst a rapidly shifting technology climate. Users are trying to cross the bridge to private and cryptographically secure infrastructure and systems, but many of them have just barely started remembering the email addresses of their friends and family.


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