On Tue, 27 Aug 2013, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> Say that you want to distribute a database table consisting of human
> readable IDs, cryptographic keys and network endpoints for some
> reason. Say you want it to scale to hundreds of millions of users.

This sounds remarkably like a description of DNSSEC.

Assuming it were widely deployed, would DNSSEC-for-key-distribution
be a reasonable way to store
  email_address --> public_key  

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