[cryptography] Key escrow 2012

StealthMonger StealthMonger at nym.mixmin.net
Sat Mar 31 01:15:55 EDT 2012


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"James A. Donald" <jamesd at echeque.com> writes:

> On 2012-03-31 1:51 AM, Nico Williams wrote:
>  > We don't encrypt e-mail for other reasons, namely because key
>  > management for e-mail is hard.

> Key management is hard because it involves a third party, which third 
> party is also the major security hole.

> We have been doing key management the wrong way.

Yep.  It should be no harder than maintaining a personal telephone
directory.

Would-be telephone correspondents somehow manage to get each other's
phone numbers into their personal directories.  Similarly, would-be
email correspondents can get each other's public keys.


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