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Re: [Sks-devel] withdrawal of service:

From: Haw Loeung
Subject: Re: [Sks-devel] withdrawal of service:
Date: Sun, 15 Jul 2018 11:21:44 +1000
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On Sun, Jul 15, 2018 at 11:17:20AM +1000, Haw Loeung wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 13, 2018 at 07:53:01PM +0100, Andrew Gallagher wrote:
> > I am still willing to help with possible upgrades and/or
> > replacements for the SKS network. At this point I have come to
> > believe that a minimal network containing only key material, SBINDs
> > and revocations (no id packets, no third party sigs) is the absolute
> > maximum functionality we can hope to sustain in the long term. And
> > for this to be bulletproof, all such material must be
> > cryptographically verified (otherwise people could just create
> > “random” key material containing arbitrary data).
> If it helps others, we have a patched SKS packaged to exclude the bad
> key (one of them at least)[1]. A couple of others in my team did all
> the work so I can't comment on the details.

I should also add, you'll then need to drop the key from the DB with:

$ sks drop 8C070D00D81E934B3C79247175E6B4BC



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