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asciilifeform: bvt: rright. my observation is, it aint suitable for a general-purpose kill switch , the prob orig. posed by mircea_popescu , cuz polled mode can only give ability to kill items which 'agreed' to be killable
a111: 18 results for "kill switch", http://btcbase.org/log-search?q=kill%20switch
asciilifeform: !#s kill switch
asciilifeform: 'Hutchins’ employer, cybersecurity firm Kryptos Logic, had been working closely with the US authorities to help them investigate the WannaCry malware. Hutchins handed over information on the kill switch to the FBI the day after he discovered it, and the chief executive of the firm, Salim Neino, testified in from of the US House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space & Technology the following month.' << golden idjits
gribble: Why MIT switched from Scheme to Python | Hacker News: <https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=530605>; Why Did M.I.T. Switch from Scheme to Python? | Hacker News: <https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=602307>; Video Shows Washington Cops Executing Fleeing Man - PINAC News: <https://photographyisnotacrime.com/2015/02/washington-cops-shoot-kill-fleeing-man-threw-rocks-cars/>
trinque: ascii_field: ah yep, read that. and it wouldn't surprise me if A was an intentional kill switch, even less so with the hypothetical "failed project"
assbot: Loper OS » On the fact that Bitcoin has a Kill Switch; and how to disconnect it. ... ( http://bit.ly/1fsImk2 )
ag3nt_zer0: Today I was looking at LoperOS and one of the things I read was his article about the kill switch... searched the logs for commentary but didn't find too much. But I thought maybe I had read something addressing it on Trilema... is that right?
BingoBoingo: asciilifeform: Build did not require the OSsuX ifdefs, but had to kill one linux ifdef and switch a boost lib called for another.
asciilifeform: and, also related, 'kill switch' must only be a switch that kills someone when pressed.
mircea_popescu: here's an idea for a kill switch : everyone in the pentagon is hanged.
assbot: Loper OS » On the fact that Bitcoin has a Kill Switch; and how to disconnect it.
mircea_popescu: which is, if this switch can either kill me or kill the world, throwing it is even odds.
gribble: Loper OS » Shitcoin: a Modest Proposal.: <http://www.loper-os.org/?p=988>; Loper OS » On the fact that Bitcoin has a Kill Switch; and how to ...: <http://www.loper-os.org/?p=1009>; Loper OS » Idea: <http://www.loper-os.org/?cat=9>
asciilifeform: it's rather like, say you were permitted to squeeze off one shot from a small arm at your enemy. does this amount to 'kill switch'? what if you miss? what if he's got a tough hide.
mircea_popescu: there is no nor can there ever be such a "kill switch".
francis_wolke: asciilifeform: Control, with respect to bitcoin, would be whoever has their hand on the 'kill switch'. Assuming that the guy with a nuke is stable.
ozbot: California leaders push for smartphone kill switch - Wire Technology - The Sacramento Bee
BingoBoingo: If the FBI every raids Linode and takes their private keys that will be you know the Jig is up and that kill switch is imminent asciilifeform
mike_c: until your dog hits the kill switch
BingoBoingo: After next week I might be able to GPG or address sign a kill switch statement to that effect, if I won't publically connect my identities by XX date Lex pressure is probably a contributing factor, but I should be in a moar tolerant jurisdiction by then as everyone is a tourist nowadays.
thestringpuller: either that or have a red phone to your isp to pull a kill switch on the bad requests