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Re: Switch to HTTPS Now, For Free

From: Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>
Date: Sun, 13 Oct 2013 13:06:59 +0200
Cc: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>, public-webid <public-webid@w3.org>
Message-Id: <31B12EF2-B007-422A-BDDE-892642D37325@bblfish.net>
To: Nick Jennings <nick@silverbucket.net>

On 26 Sep 2013, at 22:59, Nick Jennings <nick@silverbucket.net> wrote:

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> On Thu, Sep 26, 2013 at 9:35 PM, Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com> wrote:
> On 9/26/13 2:34 PM, Nick Jennings wrote:
> In my opinion, (ie. for my use-cases) the value of an SSL cert is just to prevent MITM attacks and the like. Having an "officially issued" cert also gets rid of the annoying acceptance pop-up that you get from self-signed certs.
> An artifact of browser implementations.
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> Absolutely, I don't like it either.
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> Henry:
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> Do you have a list of issue tracker URLs for the reports that have been lodged over the years, for each of the major browsers? I think it time for us to collectively push the browser vendors to do better by X.509 and TLS re. UI/UX.

yes, you can find them here:
http://www.w3.org/wiki/Foaf%2Bssl/Clients


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