[nSLUG] Evoting Rant
nslug at fop.ns.ca
Wed Oct 17 12:49:26 ADT 2012
On Wed, 17 Oct 2012, Daniel AJ Sokolov @ mobile wrote:
> That's what I thought. So I sent emails to Tim Bousquet. Zero reaction so far.
> Maybe I'm was bad/too verbose with my explanation. Could you try with Tim or someone else at The Coast?
> For our discussion here: Can you please define what you mean by "untrusted"? The non-verification of fingerprints or something else?
You stated "They are unable to verify fingerprints of the SSL certificates
in use", which therefore means the certificate is untrusted, yes?
Or did I misunderstand and you expected the officer to validate the SHA
and/or MD5 fingerprint? If so, you were calling the wrong people - you
should call the issuer (Verisign) to validate the fingerprint as they are
the purported issuer of this certificate. In addition, I highly doubt you
were talking to the person at HRM who requested the certificate, and even
then if it is an issue of trust the requester is not the person to ask to
verify as they are not the trusted party in this instance.
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