key question

Paul Richard Ramer free10pro at
Sun Feb 28 06:50:10 CET 2010

I think that MFPA has succinctly summed up his point of view in these
two quotes.

On Sun, 2010-02-28 at 04:33 +0000, MFPA wrote:
> > What you're saying here is, "even if the advice were sound for one
> > million users, and destructive to the privacy of just one, I still
> > would not change because any key I encounter could be that one."
> That is exactly what I am saying. Neutral for a million but
> destructive for one, so let's all protect the one.

On Sat, 2010-02-27 at 20:39:57 +0000, MFPA wrote:
> >> It seems (and I could be utterly wrong), that MFPA is
> >> saying "Not  everyone wants their key on the
> >> keyservers, so please don't  automatically send other
> >> people's keys there.  If the key owner wants the key
> >> on the keyservers, he'll send it himself."
> That is exactly what I am saying. Most peoples keys contain personal
> contact details and the decision to place that information in the
> public domain rests solely with the person whose details they are.


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