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Re: Why?

And do you believe most internet users know the difference? You can do encryption without certificate, for the matter, it's just TLS was designed around certificates because it implies authentication. Actually, they're crippling TLS because they're driven by a political agenda instead of a technical one.

They're making MITM easier, because they're blindly charging government snooping. Guess those same agencies are applauding they're naivety. Most less known business and people are at risk of fake certificates, paypal not, but what about your local bank and businesses? Do you believe bad encryption is so different of no encryption? False sense of security can be very dangerous.

Certificates seller will only get a boost by a flood of useless, dangerous certificates.

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