[BitTorrent] SHA-1 broken

Justin Cormack justin at street-vision.com
Wed Feb 16 07:26:49 EST 2005

> http://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2005/02/sha1_broken.html
> As the guy on cypherpunks said, "damn chinese" <g>
> Marcel

hmm. I was always slightly suspicious of SHA1 due to the last minute change
that was added to it. SOmeone knew something then.

Performance starts to become a major issue with some of these other hash
functions. Anyone one of any pages with up to date performance figures?

Might be worth offernig a choice of hash function in the protocol, for the

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