* Posts by William Hay

3 posts • joined 5 Jul 2018

WeWork's Meetup slaps RSVP fees on events ‒ then tells everyone not to panic amid backlash

William Hay

Not learning from others mistakes.

Patreon tried something similar a couple of years back moving costs from creators to patrons. Didn't work out well.

Brighton perv cops community service for 'hacking' women's Facebook accounts

William Hay

Misread title

Did anyone else read this as announcing that there is a "perv cops community" in Brighton that had a service "for hacking women's facebook accounts"?

Things that make you go hmmm: Do crypto key servers violate GDPR?

William Hay

Re: Required for processing

They're hardly immutable. Upload a new version of your key and it will be merged with the older version. There has been discussion on the sks-devel list about mechanisms to permit removal. SKS (the most popular key server software) could be modified so that if the user who wants the data removed has control of the key they could upload some sort of signed,structured document revoking permission which could be propogated in place of the key and the merger of the two keys conducted in such a way that the key is replaced.

That doesn't solve the problem if the user doesn't control the key in the first place. There's nothing stopping me from uploading a key which I generated with someone else's details attached.

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