[theforum] fundraising idea
rwd at csi1st.net
Tue Mar 9 23:05:12 CST 2004
Paul Cowan wrote:
> .jeff wrote:
>> anybody but thawte please. i can't recommend them for ssl because
>> owned by verisign.
> I agree wholeheartedly, but the fact is a LOT of people have no real
> choice other than to buy Thawte or Verisign. If anyone else knows of
> any root certificates which are cheaper than Thawte's, and still have
> browser ubiquity -- and I'm talking IE 4 here -- then I'd love to hear
> about them.
> A lot of people have to buy Thawte certs anyway, just because of
> certain business requirements to support IE4 (yeah, really), so I
> figured if they have to -- or, indeed, if their company mandates
> Thawte/Verisign for some other reason, which also happens -- we might
> as well get a kickback.
This is good, level headed thinking.
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