[Cryptography] "we need to protect [our dox] by at least encrypting them"

Christian Huitema huitema at huitema.net
Tue Nov 8 18:47:04 EST 2016

On Tuesday, November 8, 2016 12:27 PM, Ian G wrote:

> The cost of this is in the cert.  The slavish obsequiousness to CAs is 
> going to cause massive heartache, as techs running toy servers have to 
> keep running off to that one open CA, and these people - the influential 
> techies running departments - will fight until they get effective 
> self-signed pinning interfaces.

Arguably, something like "let's encrypt" goes a long way into removing the "slavish obsequiousness to CAs". That, and certificate transparency.

-- Christian Huitema

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