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Internet Privacy Tools Site


For the privacy and security conscious out there, I just found this site [https://www.privacytools.io/] and it looks pretty interesting.

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@Martin Schuster Oh, I thought it was like the guide said, where it got reset every time you upgraded. That's okay then. Wow, so they actually did something about that, after all these years?
[citation needed]
Well why else would they do that? Literally every other piece of software, older and newer than Netscape Navigator, uses a separate file/directory for its list of root certificate authorities. Netscape pulled all sorts of shenanigans to try and screw with people. I still think CORBA is a plot by the lizard people to make web browsers impossible to understand.

@Cy wrote:
Well why else would they do that?
My guess would be that it was just easier to do it this way -- otherwise they would have had to implement a parser for cert-files, and reading PEM- or DER-encoded stuff is simply painful. There was a article by iirc jwz where he described the work environment they had to endure while coding the SSL-support (can't find it right now), which leads me to apply Hanlon's razor.
I still think CORBA is a plot by the lizard people to make web browsers impossible to understand.
Oh, this is of course true. Real humans would never come up with that :)