Quoting Colm Buckley (colm at tuatha.org):
> Non-greedy providers... hum. I don't think Geotrust charge a
> per-server fee, and they're way cheaper than Verisign in any case.
> Their verification isn't as strong as Verisign's, though - they still
> provide secure communications, but they don't check as rigorously as
> Verisign that you are you you claim to be.
There's an entire scathing chapter in Schneier's _Secrets and Lies_
about how all of the CAs are providing worthless and misleading
assurances concerning identity. Verisign is not providing any
significant assurance of identity, any more than the others.
Cheers, "This is Unix. Stop acting so helpless."
Rick Moen -- D.J. Bernstein
rick at linuxmafia.com
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