German ct magazine postulates death of pgp encryption
marcozehe-ml at mailbox.org
Sun Mar 1 17:36:20 CET 2015
> Am 01.03.2015 um 16:38 schrieb Kristian Fiskerstrand <kristian.fiskerstrand at sumptuouscapital.com>:
> You wouldn't need the keyservers to be involved in this at all. Anyone
> could set up such a mail verification CA outside of the keyserver network.
In theory, yes. And keybase.io goes in that direction, although they don’t do the verification of e-mail addresses themselves, only the e-mail address one signs up with for the account.
But why should key servers not do that? Why add this extra level of complexity?
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