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Time is 13:37, so let's make this πŸŽ‰

This is the new dedicated account for the project, easy and for all in a fully and friendly package!

Developed by @yarmo
Read more about the project here: yarmo.eu/post/keyoxide

Let's make distributed identity happen! 😎

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This is pretty cool. Thank you for doing this.

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@keyoxide Looks interesting.

Using a fragment in the URL would prevent the server from even seeing which keys are viewed. Like so: keyoxide.org/#9f0048ac0b23301e

@keyoxide @yarmo rereading your description, I understand the draw of this platform more, now. This is the part that sold me on usefulness:

"Keyoxide.org is the tool you send to others to interact with your public key more easily. Allow them to encrypt a message [to] you, to verify one of your signatures, to verify your online identities using decentralized proofs."

@keyoxide @yarmo Looks very cool! I remember that weird feeling when I had to upload my old private GPG key to Keybase. :ablobthinkingeyes:
This looks like a much better and more recommendable way to promote and get started with encryption and online identity management.
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@contact @keyoxide @yarmo solves the identity proof.

You are still missing portability.

for a complete replacement, you also need a smartcard like a yubikey

@contact @keyoxide @yarmo

"I remember that weird feeling when I had to upload my old private GPG key to Keybase."

You had to do WHAT on Keybase??? I don't even remember that. I had a Keybase account for a while, but I deleted it even before the acquisition. Truth be told, I was never entirely comfortable. I agree, this is a much better solution.

@haru @keyoxide @yarmo
I found one thread on Github regarding this issue: https://github.com/keybase/keybase-issues/issues/160

I have used Keybase very little and forgot all about it for quite a while, until the recent announcement on Zoom's acquisition of keybase.

@contact @yarmo @keyoxide I found the Keyoxide page about the differences to Keybase. No, I wouldn't have uploaded my secret key for that, so I didn't remember.

"All of them center around easy transportability of their secret key."
"If I'm the average computer user out there, almost all solutions are strictly worse than what we're doing"

Seems somewhat flimsy. I used to simply copy the .gnupg directory back and forth, and there's several GUIs that let you export and backup keys.

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