[cryptography] How much does it cost to start a root CA ?
case at SDF.ORG
Fri Jan 4 16:50:21 EST 2013
On Fri, 4 Jan 2013, Greg Rose wrote:
> You could ask the folks at CAcert... I imagine Ian Grigg will also chime
> in. Certification costs a lot, and as you have observed, the incumbents
> try very hard to keep you out. Despite some reasonable sources of
> funding, CAcert still didn't succeed.
Well, I actually have not observed that, I just *assumed* it to be the
case based on my general understanding of markets, etc.
So it appears that was a good assumption. I would indeed like to hear
about how the incumbents protect this turf and to what degree they are
doing so ...
More information about the cryptography