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Re: [ESD-translators] Slides for workshop in Prague

From: Kateryna Razumova
Subject: Re: [ESD-translators] Slides for workshop in Prague
Date: Fri, 30 Mar 2018 12:54:11 +0200

When will the workshop take a place?

Yours truly,
Kateryna Razumova.

2018-03-30 12:23 GMT+02:00 Tomas Stary <address@hidden>:
> Hi Kate,
> Thanks for your efforts. I have been keenly following your emails and
> suggestions for improvements. Although I haven't had time to reply
> myself yet, it is nice, that there is some progress going on.
> The preparations for the workshop is continuing. I have met with some
> people and we secured a place for the workshop. So now it remains to
> invite the people who are interesting in encryption and spreading the
> word. We plan to contact journalists, which is even more important in
> the light of current events, when Italian mafia with a link to the
> government killed a journalist in Slovakia in order to threaten others.
> I am not aware of any slides made for that purpose at all. In theory we
> could just put the websites on a projector screen and go along with
> that, but it might be more professional to do libreoffice or latex
> (beamer) slides with the manual + some more relevant information (e.g.
> why the encryption matter, what do other organisations say about
> encryption, generating password using the diceware method). Do you have
> any other suggestions what should the slide include? What format would
> you use?
> Regarding the signatures, I normally sign messages only when I want to
> make sure that nobody tampered with the content during the transmission
> -- e.g. when sending account numbers which somebody could change for
> theirs, or when sending piece of code, that could be replaced with some
> harmful bits. But there shouldn't be any problem if you just sign
> everything.
> I also wonder, how thoroughly should we check the identity when signing
> the keys of others. Is the check of the ID really necessary? The reason
> why I think of that is that some people might use pseudonym rather than
> their official name. Also, there might be more people with the same
> official name and then some of them might create certificate to
> impersonate one another (for the email address they don't own). I think
> the alternative could be to verify if they have an access to the email
> address they claim the certificate for.
> All the best,
> Tomas
> On 03/30/2018 11:52 AM, Kateryna Razumova wrote:
>> Hello Tomas,
>> sorry for not responding for quite a long time - I was busy with
>> contributing (annoying all people in the mail list) to Outreachy
>> project.
>> So, I have read about the workshop. What about the slides? Are there
>> any already available slides?
>> Also, I found out that some instructions in the guide are not applicable:
>> I also don't understand the policy of signing messages here. I never
>> used signing for mailing lists but we are in a mailing list about
>> email self defense so I don't understand whether I should use signing.
>> Yours truly,
>> Kateryna Razumova.

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