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    SubjectRe: status: establishing a PGP web of trust
    Hi -

    On Wed, Oct 05, 2011 at 01:39:32AM +0300, Adrian Bunk wrote:

    > [...] But the semantics of PGP key signing is that you certify that
    > you verified that a photo ID of that person matches the name on the
    > key. [...]

    But that's begging the question. The semantics are what you want them
    to be. Some keysigning parties take this super seriously, and maybe
    with strangers there's some room for this. But in the end, when *I*
    see a key with someone else's signature on it, there is no proof how
    rigorously they investigated the person. The "reliable identity" part
    of the web of trust is only one hop deep.

    - FChE
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