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Comment: Shared hosting... (Score 1, Interesting) 212

by The_Systech (#48413063) Attached to: Launching 2015: a New Certificate Authority To Encrypt the Entire Web
I see nothing in here about how they plan to address shared web hosting. To me that's always been more of an issue than the cost of the certificate.... Current implementations of SSL requires one certificate to be bound per IP address, and there is no "hostname" request from the browser like there is with HTTP. When I can pick up a certificate for less than $20 per year, the cost of the certificate is not going to hold me back... The fact that I can't install the certificate on my "Shared hosting" website, would however.

Comment: Deep Packet Inspection (Score 1) 572

it's actually fairly common for any fairly new generation firewall that does Deep Packet Inspection for Intrusion Prevention, Content Filtering, etc. The firewall has to be able to view the data unencrypted to scan it for the "normal" stuff. Nothing overtly hostile in the intent there, just the way it works.

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