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Re: No port 443 (https) available at "security.debian.org"-repository

CAA record is meant to be consumed by CA, not by end-users, thus it
doesn't provide much protection.

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On Wed, Jul 26, 2017, at 01:01, James Bromberger wrote:
> On 26/07/2017 6:20 AM, Adam Borowski wrote:
> > https provides no protection against targetted attacks by government agents. 
> > The CA cartel model consists of 400+ CAs, many of them outright controlled
> > by governments, most of the rest doing what they're told (no, warrants are
> > are a story for nice kids).  Clients in general trust _any_ CA, which means
> > you're only as secure as the worst CA.  Ie, https protects you against Joe
> > Script Kiddie but not against a capable opponent.
> >
> Except there are new-ish ways to limit the scope from 400+ CAs to just
> the one you use.
> c.f.
> /Certification Authority Authorization/ (/CAA/) /DNS/ Resource
> https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc6844
> ... if APT wishes to support this.
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