Modernizing Web-of-trust for Organizations

Andrew Gallagher andrewg at
Thu Jan 4 09:25:27 CET 2018

> On 4 Jan 2018, at 04:42, Lou Wynn <lewisurn at> wrote:
> It has a client key and uses it to log into the server, which is
> similar to SSH key authentication, to retrieve the private key after
> authentication.

This bit confuses me. If you already store a private key locally, why use it to download a second private key? If you’re using a key escrow system then surely you just need to upload the private key once and keep a local copy?


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