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[liberationtech] French Government doing SSL MITM

andrew cooke andrew at
Sun Dec 8 08:14:48 PST 2013

Google detected it and informed the French -

Despite it being used on a private network, and with user consent, it is
reportedly a violation of procedures.  Google classify it as a "serious


On Sun, Dec 08, 2013 at 06:05:42PM +0200, Maxim Kammerer wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 8, 2013 at 2:34 PM, Fabio Pietrosanti (naif)
> <lists at> wrote:
> > a very dirty fact happened yesterday that still didn't have the
> > appropriate attention.
> An actual summary: someone at French MoF used the wrong certificates
> to sign domains for an internal DPI proxy, and the agency in charge of
> network security then notified Google in order to revoke the relevant
> certificates. The end.
> -- 
> Maxim Kammerer
> Liberté Linux:
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