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Re: [decentralization] decentralized certificate authority

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  • Olle E. Johansson
    ... The IETF is looking into using DNSsec as a secure root for your own self-signed certs. That s a valid way forward.
    Message 1 of 4 , Aug 8, 2011
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      5 aug 2011 kl. 20:19 skrev Lucas Gonze:

      > I haven't read far enough to know - that's somebody else's project, not my own.
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      > One reaction I have is that it's high time to acknowledge that the value of certificate authorities is a fiction. Self-signed certificates are all you ever need. Or am I wrong? Are you aware of any value added by the canonical root certificate authority?

      The IETF is looking into using DNSsec as a secure root for your own self-signed certs. That's a valid way forward.

      http://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-ietf-dane-protocol/

      /O
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