[ic] Verisign -- please vote with your feet!
joshua at kingdomdesign.com
Mon Sep 29 06:20:07 EDT 2003
On Sunday, September 28, 2003, at 12:00 PM, Ed LaFrance wrote:
> At 12:22 PM 9/28/2003 -0400, you wrote:
>> Quoting Chris Wenham (cwenham at synesmedia.com):
>> > On Sunday 28 September 2003 07:40, scott martin wrote:
>> > > Hi
>> > >
>> > > We currently have a merchant account with Bank America as a
>> bricks &
>> > > mortar store, who would you recommend, for a payment gateway & ssl
>> > > certificate? We are in the very early stages of setting up
>> > Authorize.Net are a good gateway, and so are NetBilling. These are
>> two that I
>> > have experience with. Netbilling doesn't have direct support in
>> > but I wrote a payment module for it myself that's here:
>> > http://www.synesmedia.com/twiki/bin/view/Cyc/NetBilling
>> > I've also heard that NetBilling has an "Authorize.Net emulation
>> mode" so it
>> > can be used with Interchange's Authorize.Net module, but I haven't
>> > that.
>> > Comodo (http://www.comodogroup.com/) do security certificates for
>> > than Verisign or their subsidiary Thawte. I have one customer who
>> uses them
>> > and is happy. The main disadvantage is that you need to install a
>> new root
>> > certificate on your web server, and it works in slightly less than
>> 100% of
>> > all browsers.
>> These are the choices I am making now as well.
> I actually moved away from the Verisign group of ruined companies back
> when they bought out Network Solutions, over a couple of years ago,
> and I began to receive what has to qualify as the most abysmal
> customer non-service ever. I saw the light then. I've moved nearly all
> my domain registrations to godaddy.com, whom I would recommend to
> anyone, and I never suggest that a customer purchase a verisign cert
> or get a Payflow Pro account.
> I have several clients using the Comodo SSL certificate and they are
> quite happy with it; the geotrust QuickSSL product (geotrust.com) is
> also quite good, and they have a 10-minute fully automated approval
> process, which is handy when you gotta have it right now.
I really like GeoTrust. Very fast, very cheap. $25 from Rackshack.net.
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