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Re: US internet providers hijacking users' search queries
From: Matthew Palmer <mpalmer () hezmatt org>
Date: Sat, 6 Aug 2011 11:53:41 +1000

On Fri, Aug 05, 2011 at 06:53:50PM -0600, Brielle wrote:
Until they start MitM the ssl traffic, fake certs and all.  Didn't a
certain repressive regime already do this tactic with facebook or some
other major site?

Yes, there's plenty of rogue CAs.  That's an easier problem to solve (though
still difficult) than trying to stop traffic interception with plain HTTP.

- Matt

There's a term for those who fantasize that the world works in precisely the
way that produces maximum convenience for them, despite years of evidence to
the contrary.  The term is "Morons".
                -- Greg Andrews, in the Monastery

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