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RE: Hijacked IP space.
On Tue, 2003-11-04 at 10:51, Randy Bush wrote: > > Those options are not mutually exclusive, and, while I agree that > > it would be better if the RIR's accepted generic GPG keys along > > the lines of what RADB does, the X.509 certificate is not a bad > > first step. At least it's better than Mail-From or Crypt-PW. > >>>> Should we, as a community, register with RIR's with PGP. > >>> Each of the RIRs has either already established, or is in the > >>> process of establishing, a CA for that purpose. Please use > >>> them. > >> thanks, but i choose to have my peers certify my identity, not the > >> rirs > > the rirs already accept pgp certs. and i use them, as do all > security-conscious registrants. i was disagreeing with woody's > pushing x.509 certs to the exclusion of pgp certs. > > randy > --- I would note that the RIPE NCC, while implementing X.509 support, is moving away from the concept of running their own CA. Their X.509 support will be very "PGP-like". See the following for details - http://www.ripe.net/ripe/meetings/ripe-46/presentations/ripe46-db-x509.pdf