jonfarmer at enta.net
Thu Aug 12 12:25:38 BST 2004
C J Coleman wrote:
> same question can be asked about, "why steal/fake a passport?".
Sorry Chris I miss your point here, care to elaborate?
> I do not think that "web of trust" particularly refers to the world
> wide web, in fact I am certain it does not. Basically, a web is
> created by you verifying somebody's key - assuming you then trust them,
> you are able to gain a larger base of trusted keys by keys that they
> have signed. The idea is similar to six degrees of separation (or
> whatever it is called) - at some point you will be able to get to any
> verified key through a set of keys that you trust.
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