[linux-elitists] RFC 2015 (MIME and PGP) -- RFC status?
Mon Mar 12 17:20:26 PST 2001
>>>>> "RM" == Rick Moen <email@example.com> writes:
RM> A lot of people think you can sprinkle holy crypto-pee over
RM> keys and make them magically self-authenticate using
RM> "certificates", or grab them off Web pages, or make them
RM> spring forth like Athena from the head of Zeus using DNSSEC.
Still not following you here. You can grab my personal key from here:
...and verify the signatures on it. It's a Web-of-Trust thing versus a
centralized certificate authority, but the idea is pretty much the
Is your point that, just because I got your key from your Web page,
there's no way I can be sure it's you? That's absolutely true. Hell,
there are so many Moriarties between me and linuxmafia.com it makes my
DNSSEC I don't recognize. What's that?
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