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From Ben Laurie <...@algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: pgp trust for https?
Date Sat, 05 Nov 2005 17:51:07 GMT
Nick Kew wrote:
> We have grown accustomed to two separate trust mechanisms
> on the 'net; server certs signed by some authority, or the PGP
> web of trust.
> 
> I would like to be able to use PGP trust over the web.  That would
> mean (something like) installing a certificate on the server, and
> signing it with my PGP key.  My browser, having access to and
> trust in, my public key, will then trust the server.  No need for
> any dealings with verispam.
> 
> Is there any technical reason this shouldn't happen?

No, in fact its one of the things we spoke about at EuroOSCon when
announcing OpenPGP:SDK.

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