keyserver spam

Jerome Baum jerome at
Sat Dec 17 14:33:20 CET 2011

On 2011-12-17 14:23, gnupg at wrote:
> I find it strange that the keyservers don't do any sort of email
> validation before accepting key submissions and that they just allow
> anyone to upload signatures for your key without verifying if you want
> to allow them first.

What about keys without an email in the UID? What prevents me from
signing your key and distributing the signature in some other way?

PGP: A0E4 B2D4 94E6 20EE 85BA E45B 63E4 2BD8 C58C 753A
PGP: 2C23 EBFF DF1A 840D 2351 F5F5 F25B A03F 2152 36DA
No situation is so dire that panic cannot make it worse.

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