Including public key
melvincarvalho at gmail.com
Thu Jul 28 18:08:16 CEST 2011
On 28 July 2011 16:01, MFPA <expires2011 at ymail.com> wrote:
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> On Thursday 28 July 2011 at 12:53:41 PM, in
> <mid:4E314DC5.4000507 at freenet.edmonton.ab.ca>, Jay Litwyn wrote:
>> Attaching a photo to your public key might
>> help. So might putting a phone number on your public
> I'm not too convinced a photo would help much. I could create
> a key and include a photo obtained from the internet...
> A phone number would only help if the person ringing it knew you well
> enough to recognise your voice on the phone. Even then, somebody could
> record your voice and use it create an answerphone message...
It's now possible to put a photo, phone number etc on your home page,
and also put your public key there.
That's what I do. For this I use my OpenPGP key together with some HTML5.
It's quite a new system, but supported by the W3C and on it's way to
becoming a standard. For more info see the video at:
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> MFPA mailto:expires2011 at ymail.com
> A nod is as good as a wink to a blind bat!
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