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Boston Linux Meeting Wednesday, September 20, 2006 Keysigning - please sign up

When: September 20, 2006 7:00PM (6:30 for Q&A)
Topic: PGP/GnuPG Keysigning Party 
	please register your key in advance to participate! 
Moderator: V. Alex Brennen
 Location:  MIT Building E51 Room 335 (Note new room)

    A talk about PGP and GnuPG, followed by a keysigning party.
Register your key in advance to participate! Registration URL below;

    A key signing party is a get-together of people who use the PGP
encryption system with the purpose of allowing those people to sign
each others keys. Key signing parties serve to extend the web of trust
to a great degree. Key signing parties also serve as great
opportunities to discuss the political and social issues surrounding
strong cryptography, individual liberties, individual sovereignty, and
even implementing encryption technologies or perhaps future work on
free encryption software.

    The purpose of the meeting is to authenticate each other, i.e.
verify everybody's key ids and key fingerprints. Participants sign each
others' keys offline.

    In order to complete the keysigning in the allotted time, we follow
a formal procedure as seen in V. Alex Brennen's "GnuPG Keysigning Party
HOWTO", attached below. It is strongly advised that if you have not
been to a keysigning party before, you read this document. Please refer
to the main BLU site ( for more details, directions
and parking. (Note that the building has a parking lot in front of it
on Amherst St.). 

Jerry Feldman <gaf at>
Boston Linux and Unix user group PGP key id:C5061EA9
PGP Key fingerprint:053C 73EC 3AC1 5C44 3E14 9245 FB00 3ED5 C506 1EA9
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