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Re: Draft finding - "Transitioning the Web to HTTPS"

From: <chaals@yandex-team.ru>
Date: Tue, 20 Jan 2015 16:30:57 +0300
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Cc: Paul Libbrecht <paul@hoplahup.net>, Henry S. Thompson <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@hsivonen.fi>, Chris Palmer <palmer@google.com>, Noah Mendelsohn <nrm@arcanedomain.com>, "Michael[tm] Smith" <mike@w3.org>, Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>, Public TAG List <www-tag@w3.org>
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20.01.2015, 15:49, "Anne van Kesteren" <annevk@annevk.nl>:
> On Tue, Jan 20, 2015 at 1:28 PM, š<chaals@yandex-team.ru> wrote:
>> š19.01.2015, 15:01, "Anne van Kesteren" <annevk@annevk.nl>:
>>> šAnything but proper CA certificates is a major attack vector
>> šThis is misleading. "proper CA certificates" is a very ill-defined term.
>
> It seems you missed the earlier email where I established that
> non-user installed CAs are vetted. And that as far as Gecko goes (and
> I believe Chromium uses a derivative) there's a public vetting process
> for CAs: https://wiki.mozilla.org/CA That process is quite well
> defined and has seen over a decade of practice.

No, but I missed the connection between that mail and this statement, which led to the same effect.

cheers

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