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Re: [tor-talk] "Confidant Mail"




On 04/02/15 13:19, Paul Syverson wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 04, 2015 at 06:58:28AM +0100, CJ wrote:
>>
>>
>> On 02/04/2015 06:19 AM, Seth wrote:
>>> On Tue, 03 Feb 2015 20:01:36 -0800, Andrew Roffey <andrew@roffey.org>
>>> wrote:
>>>>  - there is a cost of obtaining HTTPS signatures.
>>>
>>> Not certain if the deal is still being offered, but for quite a while
>>> you could get a free TLS/SSL certificate good for one year when
>>> registering or transferring a domain to namecheap.com
>>>
>>> Then if you needed to renew it, or just buy more, you could pick them up
>>> for $2/yr just by purchasing another qualifying product, such a year of
>>> whoisguard for $2.88.
>>>
>>> Point being, the cost of certificates can be negligible if you know
>>> where to look.
>>
>>
>> not to mention StartSSL and their free certificates… Well, ok, maybe not
>> the cleanest and trustworthy thing, but you can still provide the CSR,
>> meaning you own the key. And they support 4096b with sha2…
>>
> 
> See also https://letsencrypt.org/
> Let's Encrypt plans to offer free and automatic to set up certificates
> from a recognized authority starting in mid-2015. (Not quite ready
> yet.) It is backed by EFF, Mozilla, Akamai, Cisco, and Identrust.
> 
> -Paul

right — can't wait for this one. In the meanwhile I stick with startssl…
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