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David Shaw dshaw at
Fri Aug 18 21:56:19 CEST 2006

On Fri, Aug 18, 2006 at 02:34:57PM -0500, Brian Rosenvinge wrote:
> A vendor will be encrypting files for us and making them available via 
> FTP.  We have three users that will decrypt the files at different 
> times.  The vendor will not accept more than one key from us and we 
> wanted each of our users to have their own key for security and auditing 
> purposes down the line.

OpenPGP doesn't work that way.  You can either give the single key to
each user, or have one "special" user decrypt the message and
then re-encrypt it to multiple users.


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