[OT] Why are you using the GPG / PGP keys?

Daniel Kahn Gillmor dkg at fifthhorseman.net
Wed May 29 19:39:24 CEST 2013

On 05/29/2013 01:28 PM, Johan Wevers wrote:

[re: startssl]

> Further they deliver the private key to you, so they have access to it.

is this really the case?  There is no way to supply them with a certreq
without the secret key material?  I would find that really surprising,
and it should be better publicized if that's so.

> A BIG security hole, especially since they're (also) US based,

actually, startssl is based in israel.  whether that's better or worse
than being based in the US, i leave as an exercise to the reader.

	--dkg (who is based in the US)

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