so how do you get others to sign your key?

B BruderB at
Tue Jul 22 10:47:15 CEST 2008

kurt c schrieb:
> Well dumb me has another question.
> When I looked at the listing of John's public key from a public key
> server, for example (John Clizbe, that is), I saw that he had all the
> other people's names listed with him, like Anthony Jones or Tony Jones
> or Robot CAs. I suppose these are the people or robots that have signed
> his key? Is this the so called web of trust? How do you get people to
> sign your key? And how do you get a certificate authority to sign your key?

You could take part in a local key signing party or make contact to an
universty for IT and arrange a meeting with people with the same
interest, what actually would be a key signing party.
Also, for the second question, have a look at


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