At 06:23 PM 9/17/97 -0400, Gene Lee wrote:
>Public keys are not "crippled", and can decrypt. In fact, digital
>signatures are created by encrypting with your private key and having
>people authenticate you by decrypting the signature with your public key.
Not to muddy the waters, but if anyone is unsure of the technology
used in public key encryption systems, the documentation which
accompanies PGP is quite a good tutorial.
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