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Subject: Re: Thawte Web-of-Trust ID assertation
From: Fredrik Soderblom <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Network management discussion for Nordic region <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Tue, 11 Feb 2003 16:28:24 +0100

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I'm a WOT notary as well, i'd be more than happy to certify
anyone at the meeting (for free) as well.


Patrik Fältström said:

> I have no idea what I am to use this certificate for (as I don't have
> anything which know S/MIME), BUT, I support everything which have to do
> with "web of trust" and especially movements which move away X.509 from
> fixed hierarchies to web of trust.
> Therefore, I have created my own cert, and am happy to pay LM 100SEK
> (which he wants) and other money to other notaries which happen to be on
> site to have my cert go over 50 points.
> I also of course look forward to a PGP signing thing.
> I can arrange the thing (pgp part).
> Please send your pgp-keys in ASCII Armor (no multipart-security if
> possible) or URL to your key to [log in to unmask] <<<<----NOTE THE EMAIL
> I will collect all keys and create a keychain, read the fingerprints etc
> when we are on site.
>      paf
> On tisdag, feb 11, 2003, at 12:09 Europe/Stockholm, Lars Michael
> Jogback wrote:
>> Hello,
>> During the keysigning event at Thursday the 13th February,
>> it is also possible to get your identity trusted within
>> the Thawte Web-of-Trust, if anyone is interrested.
>> - What it the Thawte WoT?
>> The Thawte WoT is a Web-of-Trust similar to PGP, but based on
>> X.509 (S/MIME etc).
>> It is completly free, but the ID-certification is a little more
>> strict than PGP. The rules that Thawte has is that you need
>> 50 Trustpoints to be trusted. I'm certified to give away 35, so
>> you need at least one more notary to have your identity fully
>> trusted. Perhaps there is another Thawte Notary at the meeting?
>> Read more on:
>> Regards,
>> /LM

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