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Re: Privacy and its costs

From: Nico Williams <nico@cryptonector.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Jul 2012 22:42:38 -0500
Message-ID: <CAK3OfOjhSxBFpbJC==_mAP-1PnxBKpLyzgdGe54Y6NpynxBUgw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter@stpeter.im>
Cc: "Martin J. Dürst" <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>, Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On Wed, Jul 18, 2012 at 10:32 PM, Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter@stpeter.im> wrote:
> 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/

It's less easy if you use a hosting service, particularly one that
doesn't support SNI.  Then you get charged extra for a dedicated
address.  (At least one hosting service does that.)

There's roadblocks...

Nico
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