[cryptome] Re: Bitcon Security: Hardware Wallet

  • From: "Douglas Rankine" <douglasrankine2001@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <cryptome@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 7 Mar 2015 10:13:20 -0000

One learns sumfink new every day...:-).


I also found this software for a Bitcoin wallet which is open source 

See url: https://bitcoinarmory.com/download/

And url: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Armory_%28software%29    (which sounds 
more like advertising blurb)

And url: https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Armory 

Github, see url: https://github.com/etotheipi/BitcoinArmory


A forum for those who are interested, see url: 


I like the use of Raspberry Pi...(I was thinking about buying one of those to 
play around with) And for those with sufficient expertise you can buy the Pi 
and install the open source yourself.

See url:  https://bitcoinarmory.com/faq/


It seems to me that it would be a very good system for banks, especially if the 
ssl and credential systems are breaking down...and UK banks guarantee accounts 
up to £80,000 in case of the bank going bust.  A number of banks and financial 
institutions are looking at it and some have started using it.   Of course, 
that will take away the anonymity of the owner of the Bitcoins as financial 
institutions have money laundering safeguards and records have to be kept for 
the authorities.   Whether it will keep out the NSA, I doubt, but at least it 
should force law enforcement agencies to abide by the little law we have got 
which helps to protect privacy. Bit coin could be one small step for a man 
towards preventing mass surveillance by the state, and one giant leap for the 
privacy of mankind...:-).


From: cryptome-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:cryptome-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On 
Behalf Of Nico Mee
Sent: 07 March 2015 01:23
To: cryptome@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [cryptome] Re: Bitcon Security: Hardware Wallet


In fact there is, they have a garbage reputation among btc enthusiasts for what 
swindling huge amounts of money and never delivering promised products. 

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On Mar 6, 2015 5:18 PM, "Redmond" <darkredptc@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Id be skeptical. Butterfly labs was proved to have used the ASIC chips they 
made before selling them. So they sold used goods marked new and as a result I 
think there is infact legal action against them. 


On Fri, Mar 6, 2015 at 4:35 PM, Aftermath <aftermath.thegreat@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

neat. This provides some competition to the trezor wallet. Competition is good. 
glad to see it. 


Very similar product would be the trezor pi wallet: 


On Fri, Mar 6, 2015 at 5:26 AM, Douglas Rankine 
<douglasrankine2001@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

See url: http://www.butterflylabs.com/bitcoin-hardware-wallet/


Absolutely safe and secure from viruses or is it virii, hackers etc.




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