Re: Security for various IETF services

Stephen Kent <kent@bbn.com> Mon, 14 April 2014 13:57 UTC

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Ted,

The fact that, within the DNS each CA-like entity is syntactically 
constrained,
is very important. It addresses the fundamental flaw of the Web PKI, 
that was
illustrated by the DigiNotar debacle.

Steve