Don't store your key on a flash drive! [was Re: GnuPG (GPG) Problem]

Robert J. Hansen rjh at
Mon Aug 21 14:54:41 CEST 2006

Alphax wrote
> - Flash drives are too prone to failures at bizzare moments
> - Smartcards are largely experimental and don't have the instant
> usability of a USB stick

A few years ago Rainbow Technologies came out with a device they called
the iKey.  Smartcard with a USB connector, about the same form factor as
a car key.  Lovely hardware, but programming for it is a bear.

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