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Pre-provisioned Keys? No, the Platforms aren't ready

From: Anders Rundgren <anders.rundgren@telia.com>
Date: Sat, 01 Dec 2012 15:40:27 +0100
Message-ID: <50BA16DB.4010902@telia.com>
To: "public-webcrypto-comments@w3.org" <public-webcrypto-comments@w3.org>
One more reason for dropping pre-provisioned keys from the charter is that almost all
existing uses of pre-provisioned keys (with Netflix as a notable exception) involve PIN-protected
keys which isn't supported by any of the current mainstream computing platforms
unless you add specific middleware and/or externally configured crypto hardware.

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