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Re: BGP Security and PKI Hierarchies (was: Re: Wifi Security)

  • From: Randy Bush
  • Date: Tue Nov 22 15:26:33 2005

> I believe a web of trust can be operationally feasible only if the web
> is more like a forest - if there are several well known examples of
> "tops" to the web.  Otherwise, you have to be storing a plethora of
> different signers' certificates to be able to validate all the
> institution's certificates that come in.

you need those certs to verify the live data anyway