Multiple email addresses - any alternative to ask everyone to sign all my keys?

Mark H. Wood mwood at IUPUI.Edu
Wed Jul 24 14:51:53 CEST 2013

On Wed, Jul 24, 2013 at 12:04:40AM +0200, Philipp Klaus Krause wrote:
> Am 23.07.2013 23:22, schrieb Max Parmer:
> > 
> > Sounds like you might want an offline master key with a couple UIDs and
> > several subkeys.
> > 
> But can I have multiple encryption subkeys, with encryption subkeys
> associated with UIDs? I one subkey per UID only works for signing.
> > Also if I didn't trust a system enough to use any secret key on it I
> > probably also would not want to expose decrypted messages to that
> > system, presuming the messages you receive have sensitive/important
> > information in them.
> > 
> > Something to consider if you really have cause to not trust that
> > computer might be setting up a dedicated, air-gapped system for
> > encryption/decryption.
> I do not trust the computer at university with the secret key used to
> decrypt my private mail. I did set up that computer myself, but we have
> burglars breaking into the offices every few years, many people have
> keys to the office, etc.
> Still, I want  to be able to read any encrypted mail sent to my
> unversity addresses on the computer at university. And I want to use
> encryption, since the mails might contain sensitive information, such as
> exams, grades, etc (and the mail servers are maintained by students).

It's called compartmental design.  No one compromise destroys all your

Mark H. Wood, Lead System Programmer   mwood at IUPUI.Edu
Machines should not be friendly.  Machines should be obedient.
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