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

Tom Thomson colinthomson1 at
Tue Aug 3 14:48:05 BST 2010

Peter Tomlinson wrote:
> 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.
> Peter
Firefox doesn't have any problems with that site's certificate when I try it.  


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