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Israel has entered the quantum communications arms race, announcing it's going to build a national demonstrator for “spooky” communications. Don't get too excited: the network isn't going to protect ordinary punters' communications yet. The NIS 7.5 million (US$2.13 million) project is an academic demonstrator to be built at …

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Put in front of hackers to see what they think

I salute that approach. I swear I'm only mildly paranoid but I get twitchy too when told "it's unbreakable by definition, nothing to see here, move along..."

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Re: Put in front of hackers to see what they think

The quantum bit is completely unbreakable.

The terminals at both ends, the routing, the authentication, the machine you are displaying the message on however ...

Like HTTPS on ebay, it confirms that your credit card details are perfectly encrypted on their way to the scammer on the other end of the transaction

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Rockin' all over the world

Presumably everyone else can build their own lab, sit back and and rely on entanglement to give them every discovery Israel comes up with.

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Re: Rockin' all over the world

Given that it is Israel we are talking aboutm Jehova is sure to decorrelate such attempts at freeloading!

As for the case for enriched uranium, secrets diffuse into Israel, not out of it.

will use single photons as the communications medium

Shurely "will use (entangled) photons as the correlation medium" would be the correct way of putting it.

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"..secrets diffuse into Israel, not out of it."

indeed: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=efxLhJDtoiY

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Surely success in this field by Israel means they accept a two state solution?

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