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Google launches root certificate authority

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Much bigger than the biggest of self signed certs. A root cert means that you trust all of the unlimited number of certs it has and will ever sign. However as you almost certainly already have 50+ root certs in your browsers root cache that you have given this level of trust (normally by trusting your browser supplier) one more is not so significant, particularly so as you sort of know who Google is unlike some of the other certificate authorities we have blindly chosen to trust.

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