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Re: some feedback about security from the user's point of view

On Sun, 2011-01-23 at 19:32 -0500, Michael Gilbert wrote:
> Also, a discussion could be started with SPI to see if they are
> willing to purchase a CA cert.  That would at least allow users with
> implicit trust in the CA system to get a nice fuzzy feeling when they
> see the lock icon when downloading checksums. 

It might be worth checking with the various major CAs to see if they'd
be willing to issue a cert. for free.  I know Thawte has issued them for
free to community projects (kernel.org being a notable example), and I
would assume that Debian is certainly well-enough established to be
eligible for one.


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