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Can a user be revoked from Keybase?

We're considering using Keybase for sharing sensitive information across a distributed team. However, one thing is not clear for me: what if someone leaves the company and his access to a directory ...
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What do the Keybase pgp import instructions actually do?

I've created a Keybase account, and imported the "easy" identities (e.g. Twitter, Reddit). Now it's time to get my PGP key there. I had expected instructions to PGP-sign a specific text from the ...
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Why does Keybase sign hashes of previous proofs?

I (think) I understand roughly how Keybase works to establish verifiable connections between a user on Keybase and a set of other identities (e.g. Twitter, GitHub, etc.). One of the steps to ...
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How does Keybase.io work?

I've recently found more interest in encryption and security concerning communication. During my research I have found the website https://keybase.io/ . It seems like a storage for public keys but is ...
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Does using the client keep the Keybase server honest even if you also use the web interface?

According to Keybase's documentation: [The] keybase clients in the wild play a crucial role in keeping the Keybase server honest. They check the integrity of user signature chains, and can find ...
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What are the problems with uploading client-side encrypted keys to keybase.io?

I was just reading some articles about keybase.io: http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/keybase-wants-bring-encryption-masses-heres/ http://blog.lizdenys.com/2014/03/31/refusing-to-verify-myself/ And I'm ...
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Messages encryption and decryption using Keybase.io

Could you please describes to me the security benefits of encrypting and decrypting messages using Keybase.io. Do you think that using such thing will be secure, where the encrypted message ...