D > 3 sibyl prevention impossible

No way around it, this is above my head but according to Craig Wright, Microsoft researchers did the math and found that any network with a distance between nodes of greater than 3 can always be sibyl attacked.

Link from the talk I’m listening to:

Has MaidSafe team heard of this? Again, above my head, but my understanding of how our routing is working our network would be above 3.

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