"Starting approximately the 22nd of September,
Microsoft intends to distribute a non-security update package to
the Windows operating systems which includes the trusted StartCom
root certificate and the automatic root certificate update service
will update the cryptographic certificates root store on those
systems whenever a StartCom issued certificate is encountered.
"This not only means that Internet Explorer will finally support
web sites secured with StartCom issued certificates by default, the
implications for SSL security and the Internet at large are
potentially reaching further than that:
"StartCom is the only public certification authority providing
digital certificates for free!"
This is good news for Webmasters who will be able to use
StartCom and not have to hack up another CA for IE users--
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