Ingo Klöcker kloecker at
Sun Mar 20 16:43:46 CET 2011

On Sunday 20 March 2011, Charly Avital wrote:
> Jonathan Ely wrote the following on 3/20/11 8:57 AM:
> > It seems no matter which key server I try I encounter the alert
> > saying nothing can be found. This is very annoying. Does anybody
> > know what the problem is and how I can fix it? I can not seem to
> > find a list of key servers online. All I want to do is search for
> > one's public key and import it but I can not.
> When verifying your signature and *without* importing the keyblock
> you attached to your message:
> gpg: Signature made Sun Mar 20 08:58:08 2011 EDT using RSA key ID
> 4B22824D gpg: requesting key 4B22824D from hkp server
> gpg: key 4B22824D: public key "Jonathan Ely
> <thajsta at>" imported gpg: Total number processed: 1
> gpg:               imported: 1  (RSA: 1)
> gpg: BAD signature from "Jonathan Ely <thajsta at>"
> That server ( is working, as well as e.g.
>,, just to mention those.
> The raw source of your e-mail displays:
> From: Jonathan Ely <thajsta at>
> User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1;
> en-GB;	rv: Gecko/20110303 Thunderbird/3.1.9
> Something *might* be wrong in the settings of your OpenPGP keyserver
> configuration.
> Your signature does not verify. I doesn't verify either in your
> previous post with subject "Re: what are subkeys"
> In both e-mails the raw source displays:
> Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable
> and the string: --=20  between the actual text and the blurb
> "CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE: This e-mail...." .
> "quote-printable" might be the reason why the signature does not
> verify.

I doubt this very much because the encoding surely happens before the 

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