[rfc-dist] RFC 6698 on The DNS-Based Authentication of Named Entities (DANE) Transport Layer Security (TLS) Protocol: TLSA

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        RFC 6698

        Title:      The DNS-Based Authentication of Named 
                    Entities (DANE) Transport Layer Security (TLS) 
                    Protocol: TLSA 
        Author:     P. Hoffman, J. Schlyter
        Status:     Standards Track
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       August 2012
        Mailbox:    paul.hoffman at vpnc.org, 
                    jakob at kirei.se
        Pages:      37
        Characters: 84034
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-dane-protocol-23.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6698.txt

Encrypted communication on the Internet often uses Transport Layer
Security (TLS), which depends on third parties to certify the keys
used.  This document improves on that situation by enabling the
administrators of domain names to specify the keys used in that
domain's TLS servers.  This requires matching improvements in TLS
client software, but no change in TLS server software.  [STANDARDS-TRACK]

This document is a product of the DNS-based Authentication of Named Entities Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

STANDARDS TRACK: This document specifies an Internet standards track
protocol for the Internet community,and requests discussion and suggestions
for improvements.  Please refer to the current edition of the Internet
Official Protocol Standards (STD 1) for the standardization state and
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