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In the newspaper of 1995 have found a confidential code


The developer Ittai Abraham has found the blockchain hash, oldest in the world. As he has reported on Twitter, information is published by parts in the American newspaper The New York Times in a heading of "Lost and found". The system is based on work of experts Stuart Haber and Scott Stornetta who in 1991 have developed a blockchain prototype. The description of bitcoin is based on their works. Haber and Stornetta system is called Surety. AbsoluteProof — an equivalent of the digital signature was her capital asset. Instead of placing hashes of clients in the digital register, employees of Surety weekly create base of all of the data added to system and publish this information in The New York Times. The hash is located in a heading of "Lost and found". According to speakers, it makes impossible a forgery of data. Data are published in The New York Times since 1995. The idea has delighted representatives a blockchain sphere. For example, the co-founder of the Ethereum project Vitalik Buterin has said on the Twitter account that it would be possible to create counterfeit issue of newspapers as the attack to the developed system and to extend it. However, by Buterin's estimates, it will be quite difficult to make it. It is more than important news in Film of Day Telegram-channel. Subscribe!

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