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Certificates and "authorities"

Certificates and "authorities"

Posted Sep 17, 2011 2:26 UTC (Sat) by njs (guest, #40338)
In reply to: Certificates and "authorities" by bjartur
Parent article: Certificates and "authorities"

The NSA isn't a dangerous villain?

Encryption without authentication forces any potential broad-scale sniffers to take a more active role, which may be politically problematic and is certainly much more expensive. (Decrypting/re-encrypting a few million TCP flows on the fly is not cheap or easy.)

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