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Let's Encrypt is going to start soon

Let's Encrypt (the free, automated and open certificate authority) has just announced its launch schedule. According to it, certificates will be released to the public starting from the week of September 14, 2015.

Their intermediate certificates, which were generated a few days ago, will be signed by IdenTrust. What this means is that if you browse a web page secured by Let's Encrypt, you …

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Let's Encrypt: the road towards a better web?

I've always dreamed of a encrypted web, where HTTPS is the standard and plain HTTP is no more. A web where eavesdropping or manipulating information is not possible, or at least much harder than today.

I remember that I got excited when I first heard of CAcert: "a community-driven Certificate Authority that issues certificates to the public at large for free". Unfortunately, CAcert's root …

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