[ExI] he said what????

Adrian Tymes atymes at gmail.com
Sat Dec 31 22:52:34 UTC 2016

On Sat, Dec 31, 2016 at 7:11 AM, John Clark <johnkclark at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 31, 2016 at 1:11 AM, Adrian Tymes <atymes at gmail.com> wrote:
>> That's a confusion between "could" and "does".
> I'm not confused, I realize NIST doesn't do that but there is no reason
> they, or some other trusted third party, couldn't do that.

But why NIST?  The kinds of things we trust them on, aren't the kinds
of things we'd need for a trusted signer.  Why not the Department of
Justice (if this is intended to be court-admissible evidence), or
Defense, or Agriculture?  Why not NASA, the FCC, or clerks of the
United States Supreme Court?

Just pointing out, your entire reason for suggesting NIST - that
NASDAQ uses them - seems to be based on a confusion - what
specifically NASDAQ uses them for (NIST doesn't do the signing in
NASDAQ's case; they just provide the time).

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