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Re: Update on mail bombing threats--not so funny
From: Vadim Antonov <avg () pluris com>
Date: Fri, 10 Jan 1997 21:37:23 -0800
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The Usenix key signing is a good model for techie types, but
we are the minority. How would the great unwashed have their
This looks like a business opportunity. I think it may make
sense for somebody to establish a nation wide network of
Public Notaries who'd be certifying that the physical person
has this-and-that document (drivers license, etc) and has that
key. A central office would maintain a registry of personal
keys. We all could use the registry to verify the signatures.
Such certification could cost something like $10 per key. I'd
certainly be willing to pay that much to have a certified key.
Given the potential customer base of 20-50 million, that would
make a nice business case.
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