On Tue, May 14, 2013 at 09:16:28PM +0200, Melvin Carvalho wrote:
> > FWIW I take this stuff pretty seriously myself. I generated my key
> > securely in the first place, I use a hardware smartcard to store my PGP
> > key, and I keep the master signing key - the key with the ability to
> > sign other keys - separate from my day-to-day signing subkeys. I also
> > PGP sign emails regularly, which means anyone can get a decent idea of
> > if they have the right key by looking at bitcoin-development mailing
> > list archives and checking the signatures. A truly dedicated attacker
> > could probably sign something without my knowledge, but I've certainly
> > raised the bar.
> >
> Just out of curiosity, could PGP keyservers suffer from a similar 51%
> attack as the bitcoin network?

What guarantees do you think a keyserver provides about the keys it


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