Re: PGP Message Signatures on FAQs

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James D. Murray (jdm@netcom.com)
Sun, 1 Jan 1995 16:11:27 -0800 (PST)


> putting a public key for private responses to an FAQ (perhaps this is the
> reason), why else would one want to include a PGP message signature in
> an FAQ?
>
To verify that the message (in this case a FAQ) has not been munged
or tampered with. It also verifies that *I* am the one who sent it
and no one else.

And yes, to spread the gospel of PGP.

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James D. Murray  POB 70                 Tel: 714.288.0141
jdm@netcom.com   Orange, CA 92666 USA   Fax: 310.407.5257
 
Maintainer of the Graphics File Formats FAQ on comp.graphics and
coauthor of the O'Reilly book "Encyclopedia of Graphics File Formats".


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