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[Discuss] Why the dislike of X.509?

On 8/25/2014 3:54 PM, Bill Ricker wrote:
> (Which doesn't change that anything that smells like escrow smells
> 'off' to those who care about security that really works.  From what
> Rich has said re dates, his allergy to escrow likely stems from the
> same controversy as mine.

No, my distrust and distaste goes back to the early push behind PEM
(Privacy Enhanced Mail). The Clipper/Skipjack backlash was me and many,
many others saying "told you so" about hierarchical PKI and key escrow

Rich P.

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