Towards a practical and effective "TLS"?

rysiek rysiek at
Thu Dec 10 14:27:20 PST 2015

Dnia czwartek, 10 grudnia 2015 22:11:09 Zenaan Harkness pisze:
> With the absurdity of HTTPS and certificates in mind, is a practical
> opportunistic transport layer link actual encryption:
> - possible?
> - worth pursuing (almost no one controls their hardware - "it's all
> VMs nowadays")?
> - if not worth pursuing, what set of attributes of a society
> ('national') level internet would need to be in place, for 'sane'
> opportunistic link encryption to make sense (e.g., mesh networks of
> various forms, physical server in every household, i.e. fully
> decentralise our networking, and server/host infrastructure)?
> - if worth pursuing, either now or after some level of attributes as
> named is in place, how might it look?

Like Tox.

Seriously, you can use Tox as transport layer and carry any text or data over 
it. It's opportunistic (or can be, if you configure it to "accept all friend 
requests"), and once verified it seems secure.

Michał "rysiek" Woźniak

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