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Re: Update on mail bombing threats--not so funny

  • From: Paul Ferguson
  • Date: Sat Jan 11 00:54:03 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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Paul Ferguson                                           ||        ||
Consulting Engineering                                  ||        ||
Herndon, Virginia   USA                                ||||      ||||
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