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Date: Wed, 23 Oct 2013 14:12:31 +0400
From: gremlin@...mlin.ru
To: full-disclosure@...ts.grok.org.uk
Subject: Re: Slightly OT: What SSL cert do you consider
	strongest?

On 22-Oct-2013 16:14:00 -0400, David Miller wrote:

 > After the PRISM and other Snowden leaks, inquiring minds want to
 > know: whose SSL certs are to be trusted?
 > Is a self-signed cert likely to be stronger?

Obviously, yes: any issuer in any country may be forced (by local
authorities) to issue a valid certificate for any host or domain,
so no one will be able to distinguish between original host with
updated certificate and MitM proxy operated by feds.


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