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

Suresh Ramasubramanian suresh at
Fri Dec 5 16:28:00 UTC 2003

Valdis.Kletnieks at  writes on 12/5/2003 11:01 AM:

> So what does the PKI actually buy you that using a throwaway self-signed cert
> doesn't provide?

Less headaches handling hundreds of support tickets that basically say 
"browser displayed an alert about the cert being self signed", with or 
without 2 MB bitmap screenshots of the same?


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