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Re: [Sks-devel] terminating

From: Jack Cummings
Subject: Re: [Sks-devel] terminating
Date: Wed, 8 Sep 2010 09:53:12 -0700
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On Tue, Sep 07, 2010 at 03:04:35PM -0600, Matthew Wilcox 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.

A simple solution to this problem is to maintain a list of keyids to never
serve[0]. As a server operator, everytime I get a notorized takedown notice,
than I'll add a key to that list. 


Jack (John) Cummings                 
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