Preliminary results of using GPS to look for clock skew

Rick Jones rick.jones2 at
Thu Sep 22 13:15:52 EDT 2011

> One thing that surprised me of late is
> while not related, surprises are the last thing we need as regards to time.

The decision to stop letting networking contribute to entropy goes back 
a few years actually :)

In another context, also where running-out of entropy was a problem, 
someone mentioned there are RNGs on USB keys that can be used to provide 
randomness/entropy/whatnot.  The one mentioned in that discussion was 
the "Entropy Key" from these folks:

rick jones

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