[Operators] [Fwd: [StartSSL-WoT] Microsoft ships StartCom CA root]

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Tue Sep 22 16:05:02 CDT 2009


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FYI. This is good news for people who deploy XMPP software on Windows
(not that StartCom is the only CA that folks can use on the XMPP
network, naturally!).

/psa

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Subject: [StartSSL-WoT] Microsoft ships StartCom CA root
Date: Tue, 22 Sep 2009 23:54:04 +0300
From: Eddy Nigg (StartCom Ltd.) <eddy_nigg at startcom.org>
Organization: StartCom Ltd.
To: startssl-wot at mta2.startcom.org <startssl-wot at mta2.startcom.org>

Microsoft is currently updating its repositories and ships the StartCom
CA root as part of their updates to millions of computers world-wide,
also manually installable:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=c14f8940-71b7-41e3-8749-a00e01e22f17



StartCom will be within a few days trusted by all major software and
browsers including Firefox, Safari, Chrome, Internet Explorer, but also
Outlook and Thunderbird mail clients.

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Regards
Signer: 	Eddy Nigg, StartCom Ltd. <http://www.startcom.org>
XMPP: 	startcom at startcom.org <xmpp:startcom at startcom.org>
Blog: 	Join the Revolution! <http://blog.startcom.org>
Twitter: 	Follow Me <http://twitter.com/eddy_nigg>


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