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Re: [Sks-devel] terminating

From: Matthew Wilcox
Subject: Re: [Sks-devel] terminating
Date: Tue, 7 Sep 2010 15:04:35 -0600
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

On Tue, Sep 07, 2010 at 10:40:40PM +0200, Johan van Selst wrote:
> That makes perfect sense. But still, there is nothing preventing this
> user (or anyone else) from harassing other keyserver maintainers and
> demanding key removal everywhere. It would be a real shame if all
> keyservers in the western world had to shut down for legal reasons.

Given the ability for arbitrary people to attach arbitrary pictures to
arbitrary keys, I think the ability to remove packets from the database
is a feature that keyservers are going to have to grow.

Let's face it, there are images which are illegal to distribute in
basically every jurisdiction.

Matthew Wilcox                          Intel Open Source Technology Centre
"Bill, look, we understand that you're interested in selling us this
operating system, but compare it to ours.  We can't possibly take such
a retrograde step."

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