Why CAs or public keysigning?
Juan F. Codagnone
Wed Jun 18 21:16:02 2003
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On Wednesday 18 June 2003 13:44, Kyle Hasselbacher wrote:
> Do I understand this correctly? The situation you're talking about is:
> - I want to communicate with Peter Smilde (e.g.)
> - I get a key that says "Peter Smilde" on it.
> - It's signed by someone I trust (e.g., a CA)
> - The key belongs to a REAL Peter Smilde who is NOT the one I intend.
> - The problem is...
> - I send this stranger private info meant for the intended Peter Smilde.
> - A message meant for the intended Peter Smilde fails to get there.
aka WoT used as the white pages :)
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