Obtaining sig2 and sig3 signatures

Stefan Claas stefan.claas at posteo.de
Wed May 31 11:54:10 CEST 2017

Am 31.05.2017 um 01:22 schrieb Damien Goutte-Gattat:

> Hi,
> On 05/30/2017 09:25 PM, Stefan Claas wrote:
>> The classical procedure would be to sign a key with a sig3 after seeing
>> the persons id-card in a real meeting. But who guarantees that the
>> id-card is not fake (if the person is a complete stranger)?
> Well, no one. You rely on the ability of the signer to distinguish 
> between a real ID-card and a fake ID-card. Of course, not everyone can 
> spot a well-crafted fake ID (I certainly cannot).
I cannot  either, and that's why i like the mentioned german Governikus 
CA. To obtain a sig3 from them it requires
that you authenticate online with you id-card, an id-card reader and the 
german AusweisApp2 software.


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