Exposing email addresses on key servers

Jesse Cheung jesse200808+gpg-users at gmail.com
Sun Jun 28 20:20:55 CEST 2009

On Sun, Jun 28, 2009 at 7:43 PM, Werner Koch<wk at gnupg.org> wrote:
>> Yeah I found it a good idea! BTW it seems the file format doesn't
>> really stop us from putting invalid email address in the UID, so is
> Before doing so, you should evaluate whether it is still worth the
> trouble.  Without an email address most people would not bother to send
Does it count if I put a human-readable address like johndoe AT
example DOT org? I know it (in such a form) is still fairly easy to
parse, but it's at least not as straightforward
> you an encrypted message.
> You can't avoid spam :-(.
An off-topic question: what's your free/libre solution to spams ? Is
anything doing as well as Gmail?

Gute nacht,
> Shalom-Salam,
>   Werner
> --
> Die Gedanken sind frei.  Auschnahme regelt ein Bundeschgesetz.

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