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 From:  "Brandon Holland" <brandon at cookssaw dot com>
 To:  "'Matchstick'" <matchstick at oofg dot com>
 Cc:  <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  RE: Re[2]: [m0n0wall] SSL keys?
 Date:  Wed, 28 Jan 2004 11:22:35 -0600
<RANT>
This is stupid to me.

The industry has CREATED a market where there is none.  What are we
really paying for? Not a certificate: anyone can have a Verisign cert if
they buy it, so why is verisign better than cacert? It's not.  It's just
blindly accepted in most browsers.  That is gay.
</RANT>


-----Original Message-----
From: Matchstick [mailto:matchstick at oofg dot com] 
Sent: Wednesday, January 28, 2004 4:56 AM
To: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
Subject: Re[2]: [m0n0wall] SSL keys?

Wednesday, January 28, 2004, 10:48:14 AM, Christiaens Joachim
(jchristi at oce dot be) wrote:

CJ> You have to buy a certificate from verisign, thawte or some vendor,
so your
CJ> browser will trust the certificate blindly, or you will have to
manually
CJ> trust (install locally) the certificate one time in your browser.

There is a 3rd option (kinda), to get a free cert from someone like
CACert.org and manually add CACert (or whoever) as a root certificate
until it maybe gets added to default Mozilla and Opera installations (
unlikely I guess but still infinitely more likely than it ever getting
added to IE)

-- 
Matchstick
matchstick at oofg dot com


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