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EFF on Public Key Infrastructure

Posted by Aaron Massey on 05 Dec 2011.

The EFF recently proposed to fix a major problem in the Internet’s Public Key infrastructure:

One of the main problems with the current PKI model is the lack of control over CAs and their subsidiaries. There are literally hundreds of organizations spread around the world that are allowed to issue certificates for any domain name and some of them are operated by governments that practice Internet surveillance and censorship.

Worth reading.