$99/year is a great price. Any idea of how much a new certificate costs? I followed your link from MS to Symantec, but they are asking for billing contact details without mentioning a price.
P.S. Thanks for all your hard work Angus. We'd be lost without you. Merry Christmas. Richard On 12 December 2016 at 19:40, Angus Robertson - Magenta Systems Ltd < an...@magsys.co.uk> wrote: > > Anyone know why major CAs will no longer sell code signing > > certificates for individuals? > > Possibly insurance purposes. They are guaranteeing the certificate is > issued to a legitimate entity, not hackers trying to sign their > malicious software, and that is easier with businesses and > organisations that can be validated online in government databases. > > Due to privacy concerns, individuals are much harder to validate, even > if you are a government, we mostly prefer to remain as anonymous as > possible, excluding those using social media <g> > > Fortunately my company has a long history, being formed 35 years ago > and having the same domain and email for over 20 years, and we were > using private email 10 years earlier. > > Angus > > > -- > To unsubscribe or change your settings for TWSocket mailing list > please goto http://lists.elists.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/twsocket > Visit our website at http://www.overbyte.be > -- To unsubscribe or change your settings for TWSocket mailing list please goto http://lists.elists.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/twsocket Visit our website at http://www.overbyte.be