[Ach] StartSSL for Business Sysadmins

Aaron Zauner azet at azet.org
Sun Jan 12 19:23:19 CET 2014

Come on, it's not that hard to use google to find out how and where to
obtain a certificate.


On Sun, Jan 12, 2014 at 7:17 PM, ianG <iang at iang.org> wrote:

> On 12/01/14 19:35 PM, Aaron Zauner wrote:
>> Hi,
>> regarding recent discussion of Certificate Authorities and where/how to
>> buy stuff: in my opinion that is not something we should discuss here,
>> neither in the paper nor on the mailing list. This information is easily
>> available on the internet. We also do not need a guide for that as ahmad
>> suggested. I'm sorry, but that's not only out of scope but marketing for
>> commercial vendors that make their money by providing a false sense of
>> trust. And they are in fact doing it very poorly, often involving
>> security risk for customers or sub-CAs.
> I agree with everything except "easily available on the Internet" :)
> PKI is a nightmare and it is designed to be so.  There is no way to make
> it Better, only more compliant with someone's guide or other.
> iang
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