[Servercert-wg] Ballot SC27: Version 3 Onion Certificates

Seth David Schoen schoen at eff.org
Mon Jan 27 10:08:25 MST 2020

Dimitris Zacharopoulos (HARICA) via Servercert-wg writes:

> It could also theoretically be used for IV certificates too, right? It kind of defeats the purpose of TOR but who knows🙂

The existing process to let CAs issue EV certificates for onion sites
is continuing to be used by DigiCert for a few sites:


In that case those services aren't trying to hide their own identity
or location, but are trying to allow users to connect without revealing
the users' identities or locations.

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