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Re: Web of Trust (a revolution)



On Mon, 2009-03-30 at 23:04 +0200, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> HTTPS should displace HTTP the same way SSH displaced telnet. Most
> people think people still using telnet as a remote shell are crazy
> (and they're probably right), yet they'll happily use the just as
> insecure unencrypted HTTP.

Likewise for mail logons.  Just about everything sends username and
password in the clear.  That's really bad news for security on some
networks, e.g. cable broadband.

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