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Internet Public Key Infrastructure

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (pkix WG)
Expired & archived
Authors Dr. Carlisle Adams , Robert Zuccherato
Last updated 1997-07-30
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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Stream WG state WG Document
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This document describes a general notary service and the protocols to be used when communicating with it. The Notary Authority is a Trusted Third Party (TTP) that can be used as one component in building reliable non-repudiation services (see [ISONR]). We also give an example of how to use the notary to extend the lifetime of a signature beyond key expiry or revocation.


Dr. Carlisle Adams
Robert Zuccherato

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