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RE: Hijacked IP space.

  • From: Randy Bush
  • Date: Tue Nov 04 10:58:46 2003

> 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.

Q: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
A: Why is top posting frowned upon?