[cryptography] OpenPGP adoption post-PRISM

Andreas Bürki abuerki at anidor.com
Tue Jul 30 02:58:58 EDT 2013



Am 30.07.2013 08:51, schrieb shawn wilson:
> On Tue, Jul 30, 2013 at 1:51 AM, Andreas Bürki <abuerki at anidor.com> wrote:
>>
>>
>> Am 30.07.2013 01:25, schrieb Tony Arcieri:
>>> Here's the source of the data, if you're curious:
>>>
>>> https://sks-keyservers.net/
>>
>> To me as a boring consumer it looks curious, right:
>>
>> https://www.ssllabs.com/ssltest/analyze.html?d=sks-keyservers.net&hideResults=on
>>
> 
> What exactly are you pointing out here?


That sks-keyservers.net seems to have a curious certificate. That's all.

And no pointer at all about the growing interest of individuals for
privacy, reflected in the chart. This seems quite plausible to me,
having latest circumstances in mind.


> If this were a timely graph (ie, one made to indicate the trend
> before/after the NSA leaks) it might've been limited to the beginning
> of the year and >3.2M and have put markers for certain events (I'd
> like to see this graph anyway if anyone wants to make it). The chart
> looks pretty honest to me (I have nothing to dispute the numbers or
> the source nore any feeling that the trend is wrong).

-- 

Andreas Bürki

abuerki at anidor.com
S/MIME certificate - SHA1 fingerprint:
ED:A5:F3:60:70:8B:4C:16:44:18:96:AE:67:B9:CA:77:AE:DA:83:11
GnuPG - GPG fingerprint:
5DA7 5F48 25BD D2D7 E488 05DF 5A99 A321 7E42 0227

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