reading internet data to generate random numbers.
rnd at onego.ru
Wed Nov 2 22:30:21 CET 2005
On Wed, 2 Nov 2005, Grant Edwards wrote:
> On 2005-11-02, Levi Campbell <levicc00123 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi, I'm working on a random number generator using the internet as a
>> way to gather entropy, I have two questions.
So far interesting.
>> 1. is there a way to capture the internet stream?
Most news sites provide RSS and/or ATOM feeds these days.
Or maybe you mean video/audio stream from Internet stations?
(not sure how much entropy such a stream could contain: probably
depends on the genre ;-)
Or perhaps you mean low-level Ethernet/TCP/IP "stream"? Then it is not
original and I already saw answers with recomendations.
Sincerely yours, Roman Suzi
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