[cryptography] ssh-keys only and EKE for web too (Re: preventing protocol failings)

Marsh Ray marsh at extendedsubset.com
Wed Jul 13 15:05:55 EDT 2011

On 07/13/2011 01:33 PM, Jeffrey Walton wrote:
> I believe Mozilla is [in]directly supported by Google. Mozilla has
> made so much money, they nearly lost their tax exempt status:
> http://tech.slashdot.org/story/08/11/20/1327240/IRS-Looking-at-GoogleMozilla-Relationship.

Mozilla has a lot of cash in the bank and it gets a large majority of 
its revenue from its contract with Google.

> I was also talking with a fellow who told me NSS is owned by Red Hat.
> While NSS is open source, the validated module is proprietary.  I don't
> use NSS (and have no need to interop with the library), so I never
> looked into the relationship.

Google, Mozilla, and Red Hat all employ people who maintain NSS.

They're nice folks, just look them up in the source tree and email them 
if you have any questions.

- Marsh

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