Re: Big problem - GnuPG key deleted
On Mon, Jul 14, 2003 at 08:25:01PM +0200, Matthias Urlichs wrote:
> Filip Van Raemdonck wrote:
> > Why would the new one be trusted?
> Perhaps because it's already signed by some of the people who signed the old
> key, and those people also revoked their signatures?
And how did they verify that the person they checked the new key for, and
who asked to revoke their old signatures, was indeed the owner of the old
I know I wouldn't remember everyone's face I have met for keysigning in
the past, or if I remembered the face I wouln't always be sure (s)he was
claiming to be the same person back then as (s)he is claiming to be now.
I equally wouldn't trust anyone else to do so.
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