[Cryptography] Secret sharing for family members

Richard Outerbridge outer at interlog.com
Thu Oct 15 00:16:47 EDT 2020

> On 2020-10-14 (288), at 20:50:51, Ángel <angel at crypto.16bits.net> wrote:
> On 2020-10-10 at 08:29 -0700, Henry Baker wrote:
>> In these days of 'digital estates', where each of us
>> controls a large swath of digital accounts,

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>> Are there any products/services that *safely*
>> handle these situations?
> Store an offline copy (such as a CD) of the password
> manager file holding all those digital estates in a safe.
> If the need arises that you are (temporarily or permanently)
> unable to handle your 'digital estate', your family member may take the
> safe key from you and access it.
> A physical solution seems preferable than a cryptonerd one here.
> Best

Umm, when was the last time you bought a CD burning drive
equipped laptop let alone PC?  Let alone blank CDs from a
neighbourhood convenience store?  Let alone a safety deposit
box, &tc, &tc.

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