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Re: Privacy and its costs

From: Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter@stpeter.im>
Date: Wed, 18 Jul 2012 21:32:05 -0600
Message-ID: <50077FB5.9060407@stpeter.im>
To: "Martin J. Dürst" <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
CC: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
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On 7/18/12 6:13 PM, "Martin J. Dürst" wrote:

> I have my own server for my lab (way less slick than Ongoing, I 
> have to admit), and I have considered using https: at least about
> once every year, probably more. It would be the right thing to do.
> But the amount of time it would require from me, to set it up and
> to make sure it's set up correctly, is just too much.

Martin, I think you overestimate the time it takes. Personally, I've
found it to be quite easy. If you'd like, I'll write a blog post about
it sometime soon and post it at my TLS-protected website:
https://stpeter.im/

Peter

P.S. I am of the opinion that if we protocol geeks can't be bothered
to secure our websites or digitally sign our email and the like, we
have no standing to criticize others.


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