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Cypherpunkd Episode 014: “The Certificate Authority is Dead. Long Live the Certificate Authority.” – Hiro White

Posted April 22nd, 2011 in Cypherpunkd by admin

Plenty of food for thought on The Certificate Authority infrastructure Scam, Fraud and Back Door into your browser. Leading with 2 excellent articles on the net current to the state of affairs. Followed up with thoughts on how we can start creating our own alternate system of trust authenticity and verifications in applications we use every day.

The Monkeysphere project’s goal is to extend OpenPGP’s web of trust to new areas of the Internet to help us securely identify servers we connect to.
Cert Patrol
Why Browsers Differ on Websites Safety
SSL and the Future of Authenticity