[funsec] Does Hotmail, Gmail, and Yahoo Mail cooperate with the NSA?

Florian Weimer fw at deneb.enyo.de
Fri Dec 16 13:07:21 CST 2005


> couple of hours later, no issues.  does DCS1000 / $TLA_spy_tech
> support Thawte/Verisign certificate MITM?  i'd really like to know how
> often the big three cert co's cooperate...

Cooperation from CAs is not *that* helpful because you risk detection
when you swap public keys in transit.

OTOH, providing services to the intelligence community is an
interesting funding model for a search engine or a webmail provider. 8-)


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