Date: Fri, 10 Oct 2014 18:45:24 +0000 From: flapflap <flapflap@...eup.net> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com, coruus@...il.com, kristian.fiskerstrand@...ptuouscapital.com CC: gnupg-devel@...pg.org, thijs@...ian.org, wk@...pg.org Subject: Re: Re: 0xdeadbeef comes of age: making keysteak with GnuPG Daniel Kahn Gillmor: > On 10/10/2014 12:23 PM, Daniel Kahn Gillmor wrote: >> On 10/10/2014 12:01 PM, David Leon Gil wrote: >>>> (While I know that if a root CA were caught intentionally issuing an >>>> MitM cert for keybase.io or pgp.mit.edu would face likely >>>> delisting/bankruptcy.) >> I'd like to believe that also, but i think that some of the members of >> the CA cartel might be "too big to fail" in the current infrastructure. >> There's no chance that the CA will go bankrupt if they aren't delisted >> (since the CA market is a lemon market), and every web site certified by >> the bigger CAs has an incentive to argue against that CAs' delisting >> (because it will break their web site). > > And, even when we can burn a small CA, the larger organization often > carries on unharmed: > > http://www.links.org/?p=1268 > > --dkg if interested, see also https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comodo_Group#Controversies and about the first 12min of Moxie Marlinspike's talk (regarding COMODO) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z7Wl2FW2TcA ~flapflap Download attachment "signature.asc" of type "application/pgp-signature" (631 bytes)
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