On future of GnuPG

markus.rosco at neverbox.com markus.rosco at neverbox.com
Tue Jan 5 20:14:07 CET 2021

On 2021-01-05 Stefan Claas via Gnupg-users - gnupg-users at gnupg.org wrote:
> ...     but why are then SKS key servers
> still in operation, which allows third parties to look up who signed
> who's key and with what trust level and GnuPG's WoT support, compared
> to sq and Hagrid?

The landscape has changed dramatically from the times when the
original PGP fundamentals were introduced. Today, for any secure
personal communication system to be of practical use, it must
be designed from the ground up observing the following simple
principle: *anonymity is the necessary condition of privacy*.

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