[olug] quick pgp question

Eric Penne epenne at olug.org
Wed Jun 9 13:39:18 UTC 2004

Can somebody do me a favor and test this out with me?

Send me an encrypted message.  My public key is listed at pgp.mit.edu or 
any of the keyservers that sync with that one.

Does it matter what email address it goes to?  My public key says 
epenne at ieee.org but could somebody send it to epenne at olug.org and I 
would still be able to decrypt it?

Eric Penne

Eric Penne wrote:
> Using PGP/GPG.  If somebody wants to encrypt a message to me then they 
> need to use my public key.  Correct?
> To encrypt a message to somebody else I need to use their public key. 
> Correct?
> If the above is true then I encrypt a message to somebody with their 
> public key but the email gets signed using my private key and they 
> verify the signature with my public key.
> Is everything above true?
> Eric Penne
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