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Re: DNSSEC indicator

From: Florian Weimer <fw@deneb.enyo.de>
Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2007 23:25:32 +0200
To: <sthomas2@ups.com>
Cc: <public-usable-authentication@w3.org>
Message-ID: <874pn1mrw3.fsf@mid.deneb.enyo.de>

> Who "types in" URLs anymore?

So many people that it you can earn money from typing mistakes. 8-/

I don't know what a DNSSEC indicator would achieve.  Large parts of
the net aren't transparent for DNS anymore (neither at the resolver
level, nor UDP/53 transport level).  The absence of a DNSSEC security
indicator would only confuse the user unnecessarily, particularly for
mobile devices which can run DNSSEC in some places, but can't in
Received on Friday, 27 April 2007 21:25:45 UTC

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