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Re: [Auth]Authorization Certificates

From: Werner Koch
Subject: Re: [Auth]Authorization Certificates
Date: 19 Jul 2001 09:19:13 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.090004 (Oort Gnus v0.04) Emacs/20.7

On Tue, 17 Jul 2001 15:22:00 +0200, Norbert Sendetzky said:

> That's the way PGP/GPG does!
> It's secure, already there and has been proven over a long period of time.

The WoT does only work in a group with similar interests and won't
work for large scale business like selling stuff over the web.  It
relies on mutual trust which is nothing you can expect in a group of
merchandiser.  The WoT has a lot of flaws which inhibits its use in a
large network.

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