Duplicated User IDs arisen

Werner Koch wk at gnupg.org
Tue Jun 22 15:40:05 CEST 2004

On Mon, 21 Jun 2004 08:25:28 -0400, David Shaw said:

> This is similar to a denial of service where the attacker tries to
> prevent a user from getting a key in the first place, in hopes they
> will send a message unencrypted.

However in the case of a revocation, the user has to no way to decide
whether to send it unencrypted or not - he will beleive that the key
is still not revoked.  Well, this is a general problem with all ways
of doing revocations and there is no straight solution for it.



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