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Re: Does your Certifying Authority have a clue who you are? Do theycare?

  • From: Suresh Ramasubramanian
  • Date: Fri Dec 05 11:33:23 2003

[email protected]  writes on 12/5/2003 11:01 AM:

So what does the PKI actually buy you that using a throwaway self-signed cert
doesn't provide?
Less headaches handling hundreds of support tickets that basically say "browser displayed an alert about the cert being self signed", with or without 2 MB bitmap screenshots of the same?


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