[cabfpub] EV Wildcards

Ryan Sleevi sleevi at google.com
Fri Mar 20 00:18:40 UTC 2015

On Thu, Mar 19, 2015 at 4:50 PM, Eddy Nigg <eddy_nigg at startcom.org> wrote:

> On 03/20/2015 01:26 AM, Jeremy Rowley wrote:
>  Resurrection of this proposal was brought up at the face-to-face, but
> there wasn’t significant discussion there (since the topic was primarily
> about EV wildcards, not DV)
> Absolutely in favor - any responsible CA shouldn't issue domain control
> validated certificates with wild cards. I'd like to see this become a
> standard.

And still vehemently opposed :)

Wildcards are the best chance the Internet has to moving to a secure world,
and prohibiting or restricting them does nothing (from this browsers point
of view) to improve security, and would actively harm TLS adoption.
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