[Freedombox-discuss] Announcing Santiago Release Candidate 1
On 05/19/2012 09:44 PM, Kim Alvefur wrote:
> On Sat 19 May 2012 07:00:13 PM CEST, Nick M. Daly wrote:
>> On Sat, 19 May 2012 15:45:23 +0200, Michael Rauch<l15t at miranet.ch> wrote:
>>> this is really cool! by exposing FreedomBuddy as a Tor Hidden Service
>>> there's no DNS resolution involved for service discovery. to find a
>>> service, the client only needs to know the public key or hash thereof,
>>> which is the .onion address.
>> Precisely :)
>>> would this work together with monkeysphere to connect the ssl-cert to
>>> the gpg-cert and this way allowing verified HTTPS connections?
>> That's step two.
> Has anyone looked into using PGP keys as SSL certificates?
Monkeysphere  can create a pgp-cert based on the an existing X.509
cert by extracting its RSA key.
There's a post on Stackoverflow  about doing it the other way around,
creating a X.509 cert based on a pgp-cert.