Public Key Cryptography - Computerphile

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Spies used to meet in the park to exchange code words, now things have moved on - Robert Miles explains the principle of Public/Private Key Cryptography

note1: Yes, it should have been 'Obi Wan' not 'Obi One' :)
note2: The string of 'garbage' text in the two examples should have been different to illustrate more clearly that there are two different systems in use.

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