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[Discuss] free SSL certs from the EFF

"Edward Ned Harvey (blu)" <blu at> writes:

>> From: at [mailto:discuss-
>> at] On Behalf Of Tom Metro
>> We sort of already have this today with StartCom (StartSSL), but they
>> have limitations on their free offering. No wildcard certs, and if the
>> host name even sounds like a site that might sell things (e-commerce),
>> they won't issue a cert.
> Huh?  I use them for numerous companies, including e-commerce.
> Where'd you hear that?  I'd like to know if it's completely bunk, or
> if I've been accidentally slipping through the cracks all these years.

I've had pushback from them because I have the domain "", and
it has "cash" in the name.  They specifically told me this was an issue.


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