Fwd: [Webinar] Decrypting the WannaCry ransomware: Why is it happening and (how) is it going to end?

Cecilia Tanaka cecilia.tanaka at gmail.com
Wed May 17 13:22:50 PDT 2017

On Wed, May 17, 2017 at 5:02 PM, Mirimir <mirimir at riseup.net> wrote:
> On 05/17/2017 08:43 AM, Cecilia Tanaka wrote:
>> On Wed, May 17, 2017 at 4:27 PM, Mirimir <mirimir at riseup.net> wrote:
>>> On 05/17/2017 08:15 AM, Cecilia Tanaka wrote:
>>>> On Wed, May 17, 2017 at 4:02 PM, Steven Schear <schear.steve at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> Any bets on whether ending cryptocurrency (esp. bitcoin) privacy &
>>>>> fungibility will be near the top of the discussions?
>>>> Sorry, Steven, I don't know, but already asked them.  Sincerely hope so.
>>> You _hope so_?
>>> Seriously?
>>> That's a horrible idea.
>> I said " I hope so" because it's important discussing these subjects
>> too.  The privacy is being attacked in the whole world, unfortunately.
>> :(
> I suppose that it's good to discuss the issue.
> Still, saying "ending cryptocurrency (esp. bitcoin) privacy &
> fungibility" is an extremely offensive thing to say on this list. What
> we need is to discuss how to _protect_ cryptocurrency privacy and
> fungibility.

Aaaah, I understand his question now!  Sorry, my love, I misunderstood
Steven's comment about privacy questions.  I do *NOT* support "ending
cryptocurrency (esp. bitcoin) privacy & fungibility", neither ISOC
does.  ISOC defends and protects these values.  I thought he wanted to
discuss the ending of them in several countries.  Sorry again!  :P

>> Hmm...  Did I understand wrongly Steven's question, Mirimir?  Remember
>> my English is pretty limited yet and I don't want to attack the
>> privacy, only to discuss it.  :P
> Sorry, Cecilia. I'm just touchy about this stuff.

Pardon, Mirimir, my vocabulary is limited, my English is a disaster
and I need to sleep at least one night.  Not a good phase, my love.

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