Perhaps some curves are better
Widely thought that ordinary curves are superior
to supersingular curves.
National Institute of Standards and Technology
(NIST) – Part of US Department of Commerce.
Proposed a family of convenient curves to serve as
standards for Elliptic Curve Cryptography.
Some users fear these curves are cryptographically
How can the consumer know they have a good curve
Is my neighbor’s stronger?
Settling this “conspiracy theory” is an important practical question, no matter the outcome