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by John Kenney
Mon Apr 07, 2014 11:55 pm
Forum: Technical Support
Topic: Problem with namecoin.info certificate [SSL, https]
Replies: 18
Views: 5872

Re: Problem with namecoin.info certificate [SSL, https]

So, no reply after a week... is anybody in? A trusted (by most web browsers) signed certificate is cheap & whatever the problems with it, it's the best (only) system we have that's in common use right now. Self signed isn't acceptable, it's not just a meaningless warning. Plain http for any website ...
by John Kenney
Mon Apr 07, 2014 12:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wanted: Faucet and Test-Net Volunteers
Replies: 15
Views: 2882

Re: Wanted: Faucet and Test-Net Volunteers

I have a testnet node set up, it was mining for a bit, I started it again, but it's just cpu mining on an old amd cpu so no real competition if anybody else is mining. I'll be running it more or less 24/7 from now on, for a few weeks at least & it's in a datacenter on a gigabit connection in Kentuck...
by John Kenney
Tue Apr 01, 2014 8:29 pm
Forum: Technical Support
Topic: Problem with namecoin.info certificate [SSL, https]
Replies: 18
Views: 5872

Re: Problem with namecoin.info certificate [SSL, https]

You really need a proper signed certificate. The SSL CA racket might be bad, broken & corrupt, but it's the only thing most people currently have that even attempts to add some security to websites, it's better than nothing or self-signed. Just get a cheap one, or two, they can be bought for under $...
by John Kenney
Tue Apr 01, 2014 8:16 pm
Forum: Identity / NamecoinID
Topic: P2P Fiat Exchange with Reputation System
Replies: 2
Views: 5334

Re: P2P Fiat Exchange with Reputation System

I'd like to help improve identity verification with a WoT-like system in the blockchain, I've had a few ideas for how to get there. First allow identities to be associated with .bit domain names & write some logic in clients to enforce referential integrity, start to turn namecoin into a relational ...