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Passing Public Key

John Hass
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Joined: Oct 31, 2004
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I am using Bouncy Castle to create a RSA Public/Private Keypair. How can I pass my public key using a socket to another user so they can encrypt the message they send to me.

--John
Henry Wong
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Joined: Sep 28, 2004
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Feel free to do it any way you want... Public keys can be passed in the clear. It is not possible to decrypt a message without the private key.

Henry


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