The state-level attack on the SSL CA security model

Dobbins, Roland rdobbins at
Fri Mar 25 08:25:49 CDT 2011

On Mar 25, 2011, at 5:21 PM, Florian Weimer wrote:

> I can't see how a practice that is completely acceptable at the root certificate level is a danger so significant that state-secret-like
> treatment is called for once end-user certificates are involved.

Again, I don't know enough about what happened to form an opinion one way or another.  I'm just setting forth some reasons which spring to mind for not announcing this immediately, that's all.

Roland Dobbins <rdobbins at> // <>

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