Strong Internet Names (SIN)

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Author Phillip Hallam-Baker 
Last updated 2018-10-13 (latest revision 2018-04-11)
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A Strong Internet Name is a DNS name that contains a cryptographic binding to a security policy governing interpretation of the name. This document describes the use of Strong Internet Names formed using a Uniform Data Fingerprint of a PKIX trust root and outlines the additional capabilities that might be supported in a purpose written policy language. This document is also available online at [1] .


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