Let’s Encrypt to revoke about 2 million HTTPS certificates in two days.

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Alert: Let’s Encrypt to revoke about 2 million HTTPS certificates in two days
Relatively small number of certs issued using a verification method that doesn’t comply with policy Let’s Encrypt, a non-profit organization that helps people obtain free SSL/TLS certificates for websites, plans to revoke a non-trivial number of its certs on Friday because they were improperly issued.…
Myanmar’s military junta seeks ban on VPNs and digital currency
People would no longer be able to rely on VPNs for their preferred communication tool, Facebook Myanmar’s military junta has floated a cyber security law that would ban the use of virtual private networks, under penalty of imprisonment and/or fines, leaving digital rights organisations concerned about the effects of further closing the country off digitally to the outside world.…

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