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Re: Does your Certifying Authority have a clue who you are? Do they care?
On Fri, 05 Dec 2003 09:28:05 CST, Adi Linden said: > While the ssl certificate is meant to verify the owners identity, as a > consumer I would never trust a ssl certificate for that purpose. It does > provide a reasonable effort to keep information between me and the server > confidential. That's worth something, I guess. So what does the PKI actually buy you that using a throwaway self-signed cert doesn't provide?