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bchbtch
And I trust mathematics/physics. You are and will be unable to brute the private keys with current tech.
bchbtch
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No kidding. I'm not talking about current tech. How long will the 160 bits hold? not forever, and we'll have to upgrade. If someone doesn't upgrade what do you do?
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The 160 bit hash is just an extra layer to protect against a potential flaw in secp256k1. When you transact, you reveal the public key anyway (that's why we have change addresses).
bchbtch
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https://lbc.cryptoguru.org/

Is this method flawed?
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I'm not qualified to answer that, but it looks like a fun experiment.