Does your Certifying Authority have a clue who you are? Do they care?

Adi Linden adil at
Fri Dec 5 15:28:05 UTC 2003

While the ssl certificate is meant to verify the owners identity, as a 
consumer I would never trust a ssl certificate for that purpose. It does 
provide a reasonable effort to keep information between me and the server 
confidential. That's worth something, I guess.


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