Facebook and OpenPGP

Kristian Fiskerstrand kristian.fiskerstrand at sumptuouscapital.com
Thu Oct 1 22:33:46 CEST 2015

On 10/01/2015 10:35 PM, Melvin Carvalho wrote:

>> Quick question:  I just uploaded my key and the dropdown said 
>> "public" ... does this mean I can get at it without an access 
>> token?  That would be super cool!
> I was actually looking into the same thing myself by trying
> something as simplistic as curl queries for the API :) Another
> thing that strikes me, but granted I haven't done much research, is
> that the key can't be requested by username, only by user id. So if
> anyone were to want to using it as a keyserver / CA of sorts to
> establish identity for a user profile they believe to be genuine,
> they couldn't do so from outside of FB.
>> It works!  I found how:
>> curl  https://www.facebook.com/melvo/publickey/download/

Thats great, thanks! :)

Kristian Fiskerstrand
Blog: http://blog.sumptuouscapital.com
Twitter: @krifisk
Public OpenPGP key 0xE3EDFAE3 at hkp://pool.sks-keyservers.net
fpr:94CB AFDD 3034 5109 5618 35AA 0B7F 8B60 E3ED FAE3
"Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do."
(Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

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