Re: Quic: the elephant in the room

Stephane Bortzmeyer <bortzmeyer@nic.fr> Sat, 10 April 2021 09:50 UTC

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Date: Sat, 10 Apr 2021 11:49:25 +0200
From: Stephane Bortzmeyer <bortzmeyer@nic.fr>
To: Ben Laurie <benl=40google.com@dmarc.ietf.org>
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Subject: Re: Quic: the elephant in the room
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On Sat, Apr 10, 2021 at 10:29:42AM +0100,
 Ben Laurie <benl=40google.com@dmarc.ietf.org> wrote 
 a message of 138 lines which said:

> However, the other problem is introducing DNS as a trust root - the
> DNS hierarchy is considerably less secure than CAs were even before
> CT but now it's really a very poor option in comparison.

It doesn't matter since, if you control the DNS, you can have your
certificate, anyway. So, it doesn't change the picture.