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The article also tells you to use libsodium, which makes safe cryptographic choices.

(It's absolutely true that ECC can be as much of a footgun, e.g. non-random-k ECDSA is worse than RSA PKCSv15. But the real takeaway is to use something that's already set for security, like libsodium.)

Well, yes, but that's why we have ed25519 and such. ECDSA is a footgun.

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