Re: RFC 7169 on The NSA (No Secrecy Afforded) Certificate Extension

Randy Bush <randy@psg.com> Wed, 02 April 2014 00:22 UTC

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>         RFC 7169
>         Title:      The NSA (No Secrecy Afforded) 
>                     Certificate Extension 
>         URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc7169.txt

i do not understand why this extension is needed.  the 5eyes have all
your keys.  the flag should always be on.  is the real intent that, when
the extension/flag is not on in a received certificate, then you know it
is bogus?

randy