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Someone-inGermany | Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:36:47 UTC

HTTPS is a barrier for normal Internet-Surfer! The Web should be free of not nesssesary barries at all. So my humble German opinon. More and more Websites use HTTPSSSS, and for my at home, I can read them anamore. This is not a "Feature", it´s a bug! The Internet should be free to read for everybody. Thank for reading.


Greg Slepak | Sat, 27 Sep 2014 02:59:52 UTC

I am surprised there is no mention of Namecoin [1], DNSChain [2], and blockchains in general.

[1] http://namecoin.info/ [2] https://github.com/okTurtles/dnschain/blob/master/README.md


Jonathan Rickman | Wed, 24 Sep 2014 23:06:27 UTC

I have always been fascinated by the fact that most commonly used vulnerability scanners identify the presence of self signed certificates as a security risk, when in reality, this is probably a very good practice where possible.


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