Being safe on the internet (was Re: Here we go again - ISP DPI, but is it interception?)
pwt at iosis.co.uk
Tue Aug 3 07:32:07 BST 2010
Jon Ribbens wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 02, 2010 at 10:09:45AM +0100, Peter Tomlinson wrote:
>>  I wish that Firefox would get its act together on certificate
>> checking (either fix it or tell me clearly if I can configure it
>> differently) - after getting a strong warning that the IAAC web site's
>> https certificate provider was not known, I contacted the organisation
>> and was told that they have a bona fide certificate from a bona fide CA
>> (was given the basic details).
> Could you give an example URL? Personally I would not trust a CA if
> Firefox doesn't know it. I wouldn't necessarily trust a CA if Firefox
> *does* know it, for that matter, but we don't get much choice.
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