On Wed, Feb 5, 2020 at 11:57 AM Stephen John Smoogen <smooge(a)gmail.com> wrote:
> Fedora has been part of an GPG sks service for a number of years running off of
. Last year, there were a number of attacks made on the service
which due to its 'write-only' nature makes it impossible to clean up  . When
the attacks came up, and it was clear it was not easily fixable, we moved keys to a proxy
only mode. However this mode has not been too stable and caused other issues.
> Fedora Infrastructure has tried to figure out ways to run a service replacement, but
currently has not found one which we can with the resources we have available. We plan to
turn off and decommission keys.fedoraproject.org
> We currently recommend people to use https://keys.openpgp.org/
which offers lookup
>  https://bitbucket.org/skskeyserver/sks-keyserver/wiki/Home
>  https://gist.github.com/rjhansen/67ab921ffb4084c865b3618d6955275f
>  https://www.zdnet.com/article/openpgp-flooded-with-spam-by-unknown-hackers/
We may want to replace it with a simple Web Key Directory server:
That would make it easy to lookup keys based on @fedoraproject.org
email addresses, and since keys can be replaced in the directory, it
avoids the problems with SKS attacks.
I don't see that being valuable enough to actually invest the effort
into doing it and maintaining it long term. If others are interested
in hosting such a service, that would likely be welcome.