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Re: [ga] Registration process suggestion
Michael and all,
I am afraid I don't agree. CA's are avalible to most democratic countries
I believe the number is about 130 countries last I checked.
Michael Froomkin - U.Miami School of Law wrote:
> I think a solution that relies on access to a CA will be biased against
> most of the world. CAs are not accessible to most people in most
> countries, at least not yet. then there's the problem of concentration in
> the CA market .... we don't have a clear idea of what a trustworthy
> identity cert is likely to cost in even the near future.
> If a lower-tech system can prevent most fraud, or make it hard, that may
> be good enough. Postcards, anyone?
> On Thu, 3 Feb 2000, Roeland M.J. Meyer wrote:
> > There are two problems extant.
> > 1) Aliasing and masquerading, usurping someone else's email identity.
> > 2) Multiple identities for the same individual.
> > The first one is easily automatable.
> > a) Voter registration system has PK set
> > b) Voter registration system *is* a voter CA.
> > 1) Voter generates/obtains x.509 key set (see your local CA)
> > 2) Voter submits registration form along with public key and CRL.
> > 3) System return, via email, voter CA certificate.
> > All further email, both ways must be signed, after this point, including ALL
> > discussion list submissions. Those not signed or failing certification do
> > not get posted.
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