How to verify revocation?

Hauke Laging mailinglisten at
Wed Feb 19 11:55:46 CET 2014

Am Di 18.02.2014, 23:19:33 schrieb Tadas Slotkus:
> Hello,
> I revoked my key and on the public key server it says:
> "*** KEY REVOKED *** [not verified]"
> Why does it say that revocation is not verified?

That probably refers to the point that the keyservers don't do crypto 
checks. It means: There is a packet which looks like a key revocation 
but it could be forged. If an OpenPGP application downloads the key from 
the server then it does a signature check.

Crypto für alle:
OpenPGP: 7D82 FB9F D25A 2CE4 5241 6C37 BF4B 8EEF 1A57 1DF5
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