[ntp:questions] ACTS Problem with Internal Modem

Steve Kostecke kostecke at ntp.org
Wed Jun 11 22:52:47 UTC 2008


On 2008-06-11, David Woolley <david at djwhome.demon.co.uk>
wrote:

> I believe that Dr Mills is on record as effectively saying: "If
> Microsoft won't trust cacert.org, why should I". In reality, part of
> Microsoft's reasons will be that cacert.org doesn't operate on the
> basis of generating revenue from their service.

Like everything else SSL, this has nothing to do with security and
eveything to do with monetization. CAs must pay Microsoft a substantial
sum to have their Root Cert distributed with internet explorer.

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Steve Kostecke <kostecke at ntp.org>
NTP Public Services Project - http://support.ntp.org/




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