Update on mail bombing threats--not so funny
pferguso at cisco.com
Sat Jan 11 03:53:50 UTC 1997
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At 07:09 PM 1/10/97 -0800, Dan Busarow wrote:
>So in order to post to nanog you would have to have your PGP
>key signed by NANOG or the list operator or another entity trusted
>by all. How do you establish trust for that signing?
Having a key-signing party at the upcoming NANOG is a good
place to start.
>The Usenix key signing is a good model for techie types, but
>we are the minority. How would the great unwashed have their
>keys signed? Besides, I like being able to post without having to
>attend a NANOG meeting though I could live with the restriction.
Strong crypto for the masses!
For what it's worth, the same model holds true for meetings of
the IETF; Ted Tso has been organizing key-signing parties that
are held one evening during IETF week.
- - paul
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