Re: [Debconf-discuss] GPG keysigning?
On Fri, Jul 03, 2009 at 06:00:11PM -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 03, 2009 at 08:52:14PM +0200, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> > Even if this were true (which I doubt), I'm quite certain that whether
> > or not you use your real name on a piece of software has any relevance
> > whatsoever as to whether you're accountable and/or can be sued for what
> > you did with said software.
> It's not about whether you're accountable, it's about whether you can be
> *found* in order to be *held* accountable.
I'm not convinced it is significantly easier to find someone by use of
just their name and email address than it is to find them by use of just
an alias and an email address.
The biometric identification system at the gates of the CIA headquarters
works because there's a guard with a large gun making sure no one is
trying to fool the system.