Troy Benjegerdes hozer at
Thu Mar 6 20:15:12 PST 2014

On Thu, Mar 06, 2014 at 04:10:19PM -0800, jim bell wrote:
> From: Robert Hettinga <hettinga at>
> To: "cypherpunks at" <cypherpunks at> 
> On Mar 6, 2014, at 1:29 PM, jim bell <jamesdbell9 at> wrote:
> >> I *told* you I wasn't Sanjuro.
> >But, the *do* want to offer *bounties* on anyone who harms Satoshi, so they’ve got *that* goin’ for ‘em.
> >:-)
> >Cheers,
> >RAH
> Clearly, this points to the need to expand the AP/AM implementations to include 'indefinite targets': AP targets whose names aren't known at the time the donation is made.  And, even targets who really don't even exist at the time the donation is made.  Presumably, Satoshi is still alive and well, thus nobody out there (yet) has harmed him.  Somebody might want to put money (BTC) on anyone who would do so.
>  I alluded to this at the time I wrote the AP essay, with my reference to using AP to attack car thieves.  
>           Jim Bell

I think you just made Satoshi Nakamoto the most well protected person in

Well played psy-ops my friend.

That's almost as good as the hypothetical game big (insert your boogeyman
here) might be playing with Putin to make him think Bitcoin is a NSA/CIA
operation to ruin the ruble.

I'd rather be a Satoshi than a Vladimir right now.

Troy Benjegerdes                 'da hozer'                  hozer at
7 elements      earth::water::air::fire::mind::spirit::soul

      Never pick a fight with someone who buys ink by the barrel,
         nor try buy a hacker who makes money by the megahash

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