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[Discuss] root CA bloat

On 11/22/2014 5:33 AM, Bill Bogstad wrote:
> You are conflating DNS and Certificate Authorities.   When I look at
> the certificate used
> for, it appears to be signed by Symantec via
> Verisign.   In any case, controlling someone's DNS is not the same
> thing as being able to sign an SSL certificate that will be accepted.

MarkMonitor is a trusted CA. If they generate a certificate for then your browser will trust it. MarkMonitor is 
authoritative for the domain. They can change all hosts to point to their servers and you will trust them 
because their DNSSEC signatures are good and valid.

Rich P.

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