Looking for a good social proof solution following Keybase's acquisition this morning? Check out @wiktor's decentralized solution built on PGP! I'm setting my key up now 😄

@sheogorath I should look into this, this seams reasonable way of getting keys@jonah @wiktor

@sheogorath I've set it up. Do you know anything about adding Access-Control-Allow-Origin header? I've tested it here but not getting positive test for that header in nginx config

@sheogorath Found it, I was missing header for .well-known/openpgp/hu. Thanks

Yep, I just did a small fix to the lookup page and now it does WKD if an e-mail is passed: or

The keyserver is used only when looking up via fingerprint. (btw if you don’t know is a new generation keyserver, this is not what you expected from SKS).

@nikolal kind of a GPG problem overall, at least it works with the new keyservers.

@rysiek @jonah @wiktor @nwalfield I suppose if a thing is useful to do, then it's worth doing it in a decentralized way. So yay for wiktor working on this! (Personally, I haven't wanted to do "social proofs" so far, but I'm a grumpy person who'd rather not link every one of my things to every other one of my things - not even without using cryptography).

To be honest I’m also not a big fan of social proofs. It just annoyed me that Keybase made something centralized with no clear reason so I made it decentralized following the design of Vincent (

Consider this a weekend project with one reason: because it *can* be done! ;)

@wiktor @hko @nwalfield @jonah Your solution also doesn't unnecessarily include a damn Blockchain! But I'm also not a big fan of social proofs. Props for doing the work anyway!

@rysiek @jonah @wiktor @hko If you are looking to link identities, it's nice to do so in a cryptographic way. Then, if I authenticate your certificate, it is easy to find your mastodon account, etc.

@rysiek @jonah @wiktor @hko Similarly, it's nice if I want to take a mastodon conversation to email: if I've authenticated your mastodon handle, I can use it to authenticate your email address.

Ha, you really did set it up:

Cool! Do you mind if I use your key as a reference in the docs on how it works? I used mine but then it looks just weird :)

@wiktor not sure why I didn’t get a notification for this reply but sure, if you still want to 😅

How long did this take you? Definitely something I'm interested in but I'll need to upload my key to a keyserver first.

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