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Google launches root certificate authority

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Re: Blindly CHOSEN to trust?

Well you can remove root certs them from your root cache if you don't trust them, but you do trust them because Microsoft, Mozilla and Google did. Trusting something because someone else does is transitive trust. Some would call it blind trust which is particularly apt as very few people even know that the root cert cache in their browser exists let alone looks at it.

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