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Re: Subject signing redux (was: Re: Mary is Mary)
>From: firstname.lastname@example.org (David P. Kemp)
>Subject: Re: Subject signing redux (was: Re: Mary is Mary)
>When the subpoena request comes in to Jon, asking him to produce the
>body to whom he issued the cert, he can still lie and claim that Mary
>has a key that she never had. Requiring keyholders to sign certs does
>not protect keyholders from being framed by dishonest issuers.
Yes, you're correct. If you have a subpoena cert, then the process
serving company had better be honest. So -- there's still a reason
for bonding, insurance -- maybe even government intervention (although
I'm not sure I'd trust the gov't over an established company in
the private sector.