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Re: [tor-talk] Proposed DV certificate issuance for next-generation onion services

nice move from EFF, thanks Seth. If accepted and implemented by Lets Encrypt, super :)



On 2017-11-02 22:23, Seth David Schoen wrote:
Coinciding with the Tor blog post today about next-generation onion
services, I sent a proposal to the CA/Browser Forum to amend the rules
to allow issuance of publicly-trusted certificates for use with TLS
services on next-generation onion addresses (with DV validation methods,
in addition to the currently-permitted EV methods -- thereby permitting
individuals as well as anonymous service operators to receive these


Thanks to various people here for discussing the merits of this with me.
We'll see what the Forum's membership thinks of the idea!

Seth Schoen  <schoen@xxxxxxx>
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