Personal certs

Peter Gutmann pgut001 at
Wed Jan 27 05:16:01 GMT 2016

Adrian Midgley <amidgley at> writes:

>Why did Thawte Web of Trust (a phrase I associate with Phil Zimmerman) die?

Because no-one was interested in it [0].  The few people who care about WoT
did it with PGP, not X.509.

>Did anything supplant it?

CACert notaries, to some extent.


[0] "Nobody" here meaning an insufficient number of people for it to be

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