Re: Security for various IETF services

Randy Bush <randy@psg.com> Fri, 04 April 2014 00:29 UTC

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> "It would be good to see the excellent work of Dukhovni and Parsons extended
> to include authentication of sending servers (clients) to support federation. "
> 
> Why?

because we blew it way back when, by designing a completely insecure
and un-private internet.  as supposedly responsible and occasionally
competent engineers, we should rectify our mistakes.

the internet is not an experimental plaything.

randy