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use case: CA acceptance (ACTION-74)

From: Thomas Roessler <tlr@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 10 Jan 2007 01:43:43 +0100
To: WSC WG <public-wsc-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20070110004343.GQ21007@raktajino.does-not-exist.org>

Another interaction.

Alice visits a bank's web site.  The certificate of that site is
issued by a CA that is not part of the set of root certificates that
Alice's browser trusts.  Alice is asked whether she wants to accept
this certificate.

Motivates: Practices for metainformation about CA certificates. 

Thomas Roessler, W3C  <tlr@w3.org>
Received on Wednesday, 10 January 2007 00:42:52 UTC

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