- Mozilla Debates Whether to Trust Chinese CA | Freedom to Tinker
February 17, 2010 – It’s amazing when these esoteric technical issues we talked about in grad school turn out to be real-life issues. What if the certificate authority is working in concert with your attacker? How do you know you’re really talking to GMail and not the Chinese Government? It’s still amazing to see this go from grad-student theory to real-life issue.