Anonymous payment for hardware tokens

NIIBE Yutaka gniibe at
Wed Feb 4 09:56:25 CET 2015

On 02/04/2015 03:50 PM, georgeorwellhardwired at wrote:
> Is there anyone that knows where you can buy yubikeys or smartcards
> anonymously?

I'm afraid it's not practical for you...

You can buy Gnuk Token in Maebashi, Gunma, Japan by cash from me.

	Buy FST-01 with Gnuk 1.1.4 (in Japanese):

I can speak Japanese (native) and English, and I can read/write
Chinese a little.

Some people bought it in Tokyo by cash when I visited there.

When I join some conference and it is allowed, I can sell it by cash.
I am considering to join LibrePlanet 2015 and Debconf15, this year.

In case it is difficult for you to trust the product, you can compile
Gnuk 1.1.4 by yourself and install it to other supported hardware:
Olimex STM32-H103, STBee, or STBee Mini.  (Porting Gnuk to some board
of STM32F103 is not that difficult, too.)

In either cases, it is recommended to compile and install Gnuk to your
board by yourself, as there is some risk where some malicious
(possibly middle) person has installed fake firmware already.  (I
don't know some technology to prevent such an attack to MCU.  It would
be good if MCU has a built-in feature to show it's SHA256 hash somehow
for its program so that user can check it.)

When/if enough people can gather together, it would be great to have
some hands-on workshop for building Gnuk Token (hardware-wise and
compiling/installing the firmware) and/or one for using Gnuk Token.
Once, we had an event in Tokyo for using Gnuk Token (a session of two
hours) by FSIJ, and a handful people joined.

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