Trusted timestamping

Fearghas McKay fm-lists at
Mon Oct 5 20:57:39 EDT 2009

On 5 Oct 2009, at 16:04, Ian G wrote:

> My view is that there is no demand for this as a service.  The  
> apparent need for it is more a paper requirement that came out of  
> PKI world's search for a perfect product than any business need.
> E.g., if you think you want it, you might be better rewarded by re- 
> examining your assumptions as to why it is needed, than building it...

Has been around since ~1995 and just works whenever I have used it,  
albeit some time ago. It publishes time stamp info on Usenet, which shows the last activity was in 2002...

Which seems to support your viewpoint.


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