Milestone: Half a Million issued certificates!

The counter is at 499842K something, but that seems to be lagging. I’m amazed by Let’s Encrypt and what it already has reached!

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Well what do you expect from a sandbox. People are playing. Issue certs for the sake of it. These numbers are meaningless. Tell me how many live production sites are utilizing a Let’s Encrypt certificate. Raw number of issued certs is meaningless for a service such as this. Especially at this stage of development.

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W3 Techs have some information about market share, but not absolute numbers (this is by root certificate, so you must look at Identrust, not Let’s Encrypt):

Here you can see more statistics:

Issuer Name C=US, O=Let’s Encrypt, CN=Let’s Encrypt Authority X1

It’s from the Certificate Transparency logs

congrats ! regardless if their live or not it’s a great achievement in such a short amount of time

and this is with rate limiting in place ! imagine if the rate limits were gone :slight_smile: