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Re: Certificates/Anonymity/Policy/True Names
But this is precisely the issue: what does the *certificate* get any of
these people that a simple digital signature does not provide?
On Sat, 19 Aug 1995, Rich Salz wrote:
> I think there are many people who might be willing to use an
> "anon CA" should it exist:
> Whistleblowers, perhaps Deep Throat would have used email
> People writing letters to the editor who don't want to trust
> the editor to withhold their info
> People who desire anonymyity yet don't want to trust the gov't
> to certify their communications as authentic/forged
> (Unabomber, Om Shin-rkyo)
> Any number of writers who have used psuedonyms and now want to
> get paid in ecash; Mark Twain?
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