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From: dan at lockedbox.net (Daniel)
Subject: a PGP signed mail? Has to be spam!

Michael Gale <michael@...esuperman.com> wrote:

> Hello,
> 
> 	Do you know how PGP signatures work, you need to have the person who
> signed it / created the PGP sig to somehow securely provide you with
> their key to validate it. 

Ummm, no, that is why we have public/private keys. The private key can be used
to sign and the public key used to verify. Yes you can create a key from an
address that is not your own. But if you recieve a message from
bill@...rosoft.com you would exspect a key to say the same.

Regards,
Daniel B.

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