Microsoft deems all DigiNotar certificates untrustworthy, releases updates

Bjørn Mork bjorn at
Sun Sep 11 15:55:43 UTC 2011

Cameron Byrne <cb.list6 at> writes:

> Yep. The CA business is one of trust. If the CA is not trusted, they are out
> of business.

You can rewrite that: Trust is the CA business.  Trust has a price.  If
the CA is not trusted, the price increases.

Yes, they may end up out of business because of that price jump, but you
should not neglect the fact that trust is for sale here.


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