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Re: Please revoke your signatures from Martin Kraff's keys

On Fri, May 26, 2006 at 04:18:15PM -0700, Paul Johnson wrote:
> On Friday 26 May 2006 00:50, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> > Le jeudi 25 mai 2006 à 02:36 -0500, Manoj Srivastava a écrit :
> > >         It has come to my attention that Martin Kraff used an
> > >  unofficial, and easily forge-able, identity device at a large key
> > >  signing party recently.
> >
> > FWIW, I'm pretty sure Martin presented me an official German ID card.
> >
> > But should I revoke signatures from developers who showed me a US driver
> > license, a piece of plastic I could fake with my inkjet printer?
> I'd be inclined to say yes if they look like the new Oregon or California ones 
> due to the lack of security features.  OTOH, I live in a region with some of 
> the highest meth consumption in the world, and I have had my identity stolen 
> once.  Damn you, social security administration...

But what does it matter?  Can you spot a fake Victorian drivers'
licence?  Fake German ID card?  Do you know the distinguishing marks
that differentiate a real Australian passport from fakes?

Daniel, sensing misdirected enthusiasm

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