WEB SSL certificates

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  1. THT

    THT The easy way is always mined

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    Does it matter where you get your SSL certificate from? I ask because Verisign wants at least $1000 per year while Thawte is around $600 and GoDaddy starts at $60 and there are a number of options in between. What gives?
     
  2. Deviance

    Deviance Can't you smell that smell? OT Supporter

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    They arent that bad. I resell godaddy's for 27.00. Are they really 60.00 on their site?
     
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  4. THT

    THT The easy way is always mined

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    But why is there such a difference between the Verisign and the significantly cheaper ones?
     
  5. Pepsi1975

    Pepsi1975 Mod of the Year

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    in for answer
     
  6. nida

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    I too was wondering and was not able to come up with an answer. All I know is that when you register with namecheap they let you choose a positivessl certificate at no charge.
     
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    dazmanultra New Member

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    This is worth reading
    http://www.rapidssl.com/ssl-certificate-support/ssl-faq.htm

    Most certificates are 99.9% accepted in modern browsers... certificates from older root authorities like Verisign etc are 99.99% accepted in all browsers... including old ass browsers from the 90s.
     
  8. herzog

    herzog unedukated rednek

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    I've used Geotrust and Godaddy. Both are great.
     

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