Privacy Implications Of Signing Keys

Bill Thompson Billt at
Fri Jun 17 20:49:33 CEST 2005

On Fri, 17 Jun 2005 12:13:02 +0100
Shaun Lipscombe <shaun.lipscombe at> wrote:

> Just wondering (as you do)... as great as it is signing other people's
> keys, someones public key does actually reveal quite a lot about the
> real world movements and aquaintances of the keyholder as it accumulates
> signatories does it not?

Yes, but if you want to remain anonymous what is the point of
cryptographically signing your e-mail? You can't have it both ways.

Bill Thompson
BillT at
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