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The Geek Factor

Jun 14, 2009, 18:01 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Eddy Nigg)

[ Thanks to Eddy Nigg for this link. ]

"So goes the usual rant by geeks, hackers and open source enthusiasts against the certification authorities and their accomplices Internet Explorer, Firefox and Co.. Why is that and did anything change?

"One of the primary concerns usually raised in discussions, blog posts and bug comments surrounding digital certificates was always the monetary requirements: It's the pricing policies of the greedy CAs who are sucking up our hard earned dollars for worthless digital certificates anybody can create by themselves..."

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