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Re: Privacy and its costs

From: Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter@stpeter.im>
Date: Wed, 18 Jul 2012 21:44:16 -0600
Message-ID: <50078290.3090300@stpeter.im>
To: Nico Williams <nico@cryptonector.com>
CC: "Martin J. Dürst" <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>, Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
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On 7/18/12 9:42 PM, Nico Williams wrote:
> 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.)

Sure, I have a VPS so it's a bit easier.

> There's roadblocks...

Agreed.

Peter

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Peter Saint-Andre
https://stpeter.im/




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