Revoking a Lost Key

Mark azbigdogs at
Fri Feb 7 15:46:31 CET 2020

I can't even remember what program I used to create them. I think it was
when Symantec first started with the PGP program and was beta testing
it. Anything that the keys encrypted is long gone anyway so not a huge
loss. I just would have "properly dealt" with them if possible. I didn't
think so, but figured I'd just in case.

I remember the old FidoNet days. I was involved with QWK mail reader way
back then.

On 2/6/2020 9:50 AM, Shawn K. Quinn via Gnupg-users wrote:
> On 2/6/20 09:41, Mark wrote:
>> These were keys created in the 90s on probably 3 computers ago. I looked
>> through some old CDs that I had laying around but they didn't have the
>> saved keys. I don't use these keys anymore and having in over a decade.
>> In fact the email address and even the entire ISP are long gone now.  I
>> was just thinking if I could revoke them I would but it doesn't look
>> like that is possible.
> If the email address is dead, I wouldn't worry about that. I have old
> keys out there with FidoNet addresses on them, as well as
> cypherpunk-style remailer keys I forgot to revoke before shutting down
> the remailer and wiping the system. Stuff happens.

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