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    SubjectRe: status: establishing a PGP web of trust
    On Saturday, October 01, 2011, Greg KH wrote:
    > 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.

    This thingie is only capable of operating keys up to 3072-bits it seems.


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