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RE: Hive Hackathon: Hivemessage

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Blockchain exists to provide censorship resistance and immutability. No one wants ephemeral or private communications posted to a blockchain. It makes no sense. Of course, you could encrypt them but once an encryption key gets into the wrong hands, all private communication will be readable by the whole world forever.

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As opposed to that conversation on a centralized app that gets hacked?

We know that nothing is safe to the degree it is totally private. Implementing end-to-end encryption is about the best we can do.

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Telegram is end-to-end encrypted.

I'm just saying that posting private communications to a blockchain serves no purpose.