key question

Robert J. Hansen rjh at
Thu Feb 25 21:23:30 CET 2010

On 2/25/10 9:24 AM, MFPA wrote:
> Some people hate the idea and get *very* upset if their key does end
> up on the servers.

What you're advocating here is "DRM on the honor system."  Don't copy
the key, don't distribute the key, don't upload the key, don't do
anything with the key, without the explicit permission of the key owner.

Me, I consider DRM on the honor system to be the exact same as any other
kind of DRM -- something to be overcome and then ignored.

If someone asks me nicely, "please do not upload this key," I will
probably say yes.  But it is a *huge* leap to go from there to "do not
upload keys without the owners' permission."

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