"Sunday, April 22nd, 2001, 12:30 p.m, the Simi Valley Linux
Users group will hold a GPG/PGP Key signing party during LUGFest
IV. LUGFest IV will be held at Nortel Networks in Simi Valley, CA.
The LUGFest and the key signing party are open to the public, all
are welcome to attend."
"...GPG/PGP Key signing parties are a get-together of GPG/PGP
users for the purpose of meeting other PGP users and signing each
other's keys. GPG and PGP are a form of encryption technology,
similar to technologies used in electronic commerce. GPG/PGP Key
signing parties extend the "web of trust", which is a form of
infrastructure that GPG/PGP depends on to work properly. GPG/PGP
Key signing parties are events which build infrastructure for
GPG/PGP communications and encourage the use of GPG and PGP. This
technology can produce digital signatures, preserve individual
privacy, and help to protect individuals on the Internet from