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

  • From: Mark Foster
  • Date: Fri Dec 05 13:18:38 2003

[email protected] wrote:
On Fri, 05 Dec 2003 10:26:33 CST, Adi Linden said:

So what does the PKI actually buy you that using a throwaway self-signed cert
doesn't provide?
No popup box on the browser asking to accept the certificate.
"Pay us $1,000 or we'll annoy your users with popups".
The CA does not popup a warning. It is the browser or client application that does this.

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