Are we doing any GPG/PGP signing parties?

Frostyfrog frostyfrog2 at gmail.com
Fri Nov 6 11:43:45 MST 2015


I sent you an invite, Derrick. :)

~ *Frostyfrog* ^.^

On Fri, Nov 6, 2015 at 11:09 AM, Derrick Boudwin <derrick.boudwin at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Looks like keybase.io is still alpha and invite only. Anyone currently
> using interested in handing out some invites? :)
> On November 6, 2015 at 10:37:23 AM, Jonathan Duncan (
> jonathan at bluesunhosting.com) wrote:
>
> On Fri, Nov 6, 2015 at 10:33 AM, Lonnie Olson <lists at kittypee.com> wrote:
>
> > On Fri, Nov 6, 2015 at 9:42 AM, Jonathan Duncan
> > <jonathan at bluesunhosting.com> wrote:
> > > As I mentioned earlier I sign and pass messages these
> > > days with keybase.io (using GPG) or sharelock.io.
> >
> > Interesting, I haven't heard of sharelock.io before. It's quite
> > interesting, but since the key is held by the website instead of the
> > recipient, the message can be intercepted and read by the sharelock.io
> > operators, or anyone that can successfully intercept the SSL
> > transaction between recipient and sharelock.io (Corporate SSL
> > Inspection).
> >
> > PGP (including keybase.io) on the other hand uses proper keys held by
> > sender/recipient. So I guess your choice depends on the sensitivity
> > of the message and/or the ability of the recipient to use proper keys.
> >
> > Indeed, of the two, keybase is definitely more secure. Sharelock has
> almost no barrier to entry, which makes it a good first step for
> encouraging people to start using crypto, if, as you say, we can actually
> trust Sharelock employees. :)
>
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