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Re: public key service

  • From: Joseph Birthisel
  • Date: Mon Jun 26 17:40:50 2000

> One thing I would like to see is more ISPs running keyservers for the use
> of their customers. A few of them do. Thre are other ways that companies
> could provide services that involve keyserver access, but I can't go into
> that here.
> I attended the Keyserver Managers Symposium in Holland last month. A lot
> of great ideas were presented, and a lot of problems discussed. One thing
> is clear, and that is that the current PGP keyserver network needs to be
> redesigned if it is to scale to another order of magnitude as far as
> capacity. I expect that we will see good things happen in this regard in
> the next year or so.

I'm willing to run one, or at the very least put up a site with
information on them. If anyone is interested in discussing this feel
free to email me off list. Any good resources for keyserver information?