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Registering with Bitcoin-otc


Based on the original GPG authentication and OTC Rating System guides.
$ gpg --list-keys --keyid-format long
pub  2048R/ABCDEF1234567890 2013-01-01
* Publish your public key to keyservers:
$ gpg --send-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu ABCDEF1234567890
$ gpg --send-keys --keyserver subset.pool.sks-keyservers.net ABCDEF1234567890
* Login into #bitcoin-otc and register your key with gribble by PM:
nickname: ;;gpg eregister <nickname> ABCDEF1234567890
gribble: Request successful for user <nickname>, hostmask xxx!~yyy@ Get your encrypted OTP from http://bitcoin-otc.com/otps/ABCDEF1234567890
* Download this encrypted OTP, and decrypt it with GPG (this is to verify you have the private key of the public key you just supplied):
$ gpg --decrypt < otp.txt
Enter passphrase:
* Copy and paste this new command to gribble via PM to verify:
nickname: ;;gpg everify freenode:#bitcoin-otc:32e5dae7c90dfe6dac755baa277524d43198a28536be0ddf6efe78a8
gribble: Registration successful. You are now authenticated for user nickname with key ABCDEF1234567890

You are now authenticated with gribble, listed in Bitcoin-otc web of trust data, and you can see your total trust:

nickname: ;;rated jevon
gribble: You have not yet rated user jevon
nickname: ;;gettrust jevon
gribble: Currently authenticated from hostmask nickname!~xxx@ Trust relationship from user nickname to user nickname: Level 1: 0, Level 2: 0 via 0 connections. Graph: http://b-otc.com/stg?source=nickname&dest=nickname | WoT data: http://b-otc.com/vrd?nick=nickname | Rated since: never

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