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Symantec’s SSL business is happy to be participating in a few philanthropic programs this holiday season on behalf of our customers.

For our annual gift to our VeriSign SSL customers, Symantec will give the gift of education to hundreds of children by donating $50,000 to One Laptop Per Child. OLPC’s non-profit mission is to help provide every child in the world access to a modern education through technology. Those of us who believe in the Internet and its potential view this effort as a game-changer for global development. We are pleased to support OLCP and we encourage our friends in the online trust community to join us in this effort.

On behalf of our Thawte customers, we made a donation to American Forests. And GeoTrust customers don’t need to fret. In celebration of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, GeoTrust recently donated a percentage of SSL certificate sales (which came out to $10,000) to Susan G. Komen for the Cure, an organization that also chooses to use Extended Validation SSL Certificates.

Happy holidays.

Posted by Tim Callan on December 9, 2010 2:43 PM
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