Being safe on the internet (was Re: Here we go again - ISP DPI, but is it interception?)

Peter Tomlinson pwt at
Tue Aug 3 07:32:07 BST 2010

Jon Ribbens wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 02, 2010 at 10:09:45AM +0100, Peter Tomlinson wrote:
>> [1] 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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