[Nottingham] Free Libre encrypted connections (https) ?

Jason Irwin jasonirwin73 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 20 11:49:41 UTC 2016

On 20/01/16 11:14, Martin wrote:
> Rather than submit to the hegemony of the non-free closed (not always
> trustworthy) club of "certificate authorities", what freedom options do
> we have for encryptedly working with the main group of web browsers?
Well, there's letsencrypt. More than good enough for personal/project
use I'd say.
Need to get that sorted myself...

If memory serves Moxy Marlinspike proposed a web-of-trust kind of idea;
not sure what happened with that.

I guess the main this is to remember what most (ignoring extending
verification etc) https cert are; a method of encryption, not a proof of
Cue the slew of emails telling me I'm wrong....

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