Vanity Keys

Nicholas Cole nicholas.cole at
Tue Jan 13 10:41:42 CET 2015

On Tue, Jan 13, 2015 at 8:10 AM, Werner Koch <wk at> wrote:
> On Mon, 12 Jan 2015 21:51, gnupg at said:
>> Apparently some of the funds will be donated to the GnuPG project. I suspect
>> he hasn't been in contact, and I imagine the funds would not be welcome?
> I have not heard about it but given that the Wau Holland Stiftung is
> collecting GnuPG donations also via Bitcoin, it is likely that this
> can't be tracked.
> However, if that processing power is used to find many dups for long
> keyids we will sooner or later neet to invest work to mitigate the
> effect of this (e.g. adding a fingerprint as signed attribute to each
> signature).

Or a new revision of the standard, I suppose.  But I think that one or
the other would be worth doing in any case given the way things are
moving.  It is best to be ahead of the game.


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