[cryptography] this house believes that user's control over the root list is a placebo

Ralph Holz holz at net.in.tum.de
Sun Jun 26 07:35:31 EDT 2011


Hi,

> The most common security breach is probably that a government or
> powerful private group launches a man in the middle attack.  Are CAs
> going to report that?  Seems unlikely.

The key word in your sentence is "probably". Just how much is that?

I'm not saying I'm not with you in the general argument, but I am saying
that in order to compare one model with another, we need more facts, and
less belief.

Ralph

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