Current ssl secured traffic relies on “third Party” trust.  Frankly I think it is stupid.  You are going to put your trust in security in a central location and tell others that that third party is better at your security than you are?  NO thanks.  Comodo is one of the largest CAs and one of the worst in terms of the level of security that is required to be a CA to secure our “secured” communications.  Watch below for a good explanation of how the current online security model of third party certificates is fundamentally broken.  You can download the .mov presentation here.  You can download the .mp4 version here.