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Re: Certificate proposal

In article <[email protected]>, Hal <[email protected]> writes:

> OK, so suppose I want to send my credit card number to Egghead Software.
> I get one of these new-fangled certificates from somebody, in which
> VeriSign has certified that key 0x12345678 has hash 0x54321.  I think we
> can agree that by itself this is not useful.  So, it will also bind in
> some attribute.  What will that attribute be?

Um, just a wild guess, but... your credit card number maybe?  (Well,
okay, its hash.)

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