[SWLUG] GPG key signing in Carms LUG tonight?

Neil Jones neil at nwjones.demon.co.uk
Tue Jul 15 14:58:54 UTC 2008

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Daniel Morris" <danielm at iee.org>
To: <discuss at swlug.org.uk>
Sent: Tuesday, July 15, 2008 3:12 PM
Subject: [SWLUG] GPG key signing in Carms LUG tonight?

> Does anyone fancy a repeat key-signing party tonight? I hear we'll
> have visitors from farther afield too.
> I've found my work key to be very useful, and want to get a personal set
> in place to go towards my personal/professional work-life division.
> The last time we did this we collectively found that:-
> 1) all the instructions were a bit of overkill
> 2) getting keys back onto servers and cross signed was a bit more
>    tricky and a little less logical than expected
> But it is all a learning journey....
> There are nice and easy instructions here:-
> http://commandline.org.uk/command-line/2007/sep/7/ten-steps-for-attending-a-keysigning-party/
> So, if you'd like to take part, then please:-
>  Bring yourself along with two forms of ID (including picture ID).
>  Bring a print-out of your own key fingerprint.
> If you won't be going home/have access to working printer before the LUG
> then send me your public key before 1745 today and I'll do the printing.
> Daniel

These instructions contain a common conceptual error."The Identiy Delusion". 
It is assumes that driving licences and passports PROVE someone's identity 
the most certainly definately and categorically do not do so. They are only 

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