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    SubjectRe: status: establishing a PGP web of trust

    2011/10/1 Greg KH <>:
    > On Fri, Sep 30, 2011 at 04:50:37PM -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
    >> 2. Create a new PGP/GPG key, and also generate a key revocation
    >>    certificate (but don't import it anywhere -- save it for the
    >>    future) for your new key.  In the near future we are considering
    >>    setting up an escrow service for key revocation certificates.
    >>    I recommend using a 4096-bit RSA key.  Given how fast computers are
    >>    these days, there is no reason to use a shorter key.  DSA keys
    >>    should be considered obsolete; substantial weaknesses have been
    >>    found in DSA.
    >>    $ gpg --gen-key
    >>    $ gpg -u <key ID> -o <key ID>.revoke --gen-revoke
    > I would recommend a physical access device for your new gpg key that you
    > create.  I've heard good things about this USB device:
    > and am trying to have a bunch of them at the Kernel Summit this year to
    > hand out to people if they want one.
    > There are also lots of other smart-card form-factor devices that can be
    > used to store GPG keys.  Some places to purchase these can be found at
    > links from the above site.

    Maybe you know , there are the following projects, too.

    Nobuhiro Iwamatsu
       iwamatsu at { /}
       GPG ID: 40AD1FA6
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