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I get the impression that the value of commercial certificates is below that of the free ones you can get from http://www.cacert.org/
Extended validation certificates
Posted Nov 13, 2006 8:53 UTC (Mon) by forthy (guest, #1525)
Sure it is. A non-anonymous CACert web site certificate means that at
least two people saw two official documents proving your identity
(passport+driver's license). However, the actual content of these
documents is not recorded, so in case you want to sue someone over a
certificate, you are somewhat lost with CACert certificates, as well (no
address, no passport number, etc.).
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