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Comodo SSL Certificates Secure's Groundbreaking Online Donations Website

Comodo provides security and trust assurance services to the website that is changing the face of online fund raising.

October 31, 2008; 12:03 AM


Jersey City, NJ, October 30, 2008 - Over the past year, Barack Obama has received an unprecedented number of online donations. It seems that every day brings another fundraising record to the Obama campaign, a central feature of which is, a site that provides information about the candidate and his campaign, as well as the ability to make online donations.

The huge surge of online donations at put it in the company of the Internet's major e-commerce websites. As with any site handling financial transactions, security and trust are of paramount importance. That's why visitors to the donation page at will see a Comodo trust mark, signifying that the transactions processed there are secured by Comodo's strong SSL encryption, keeping donor information safe during its transmission across the Internet.

Comodo, a leading Internet security and digital certification company, provides these security and trust assurance services to numerous similar campaign websites as well as over 200,000 sites engaged in electronic commerce.

The Obama campaign obtained its Comodo Digital Certificates through Comodo partner Blue State Digital, a nonprofit organization that provides internet services and web tools to political campaigns and organizations across the globe. Blue State Digital has managed the online fundraising process and peer-to-peer networking initiatives of using its "BSD Toolset" software.

About Comodo

The Comodo companies combine security and authentication technologies to shape a new paradigm-the Trusted Internet-where people worldwide use the Internet confidently in their personal and professional lives. Comodo was founded in 1998 with a passion to create trust online. With that bold vision, Comodo consistently delivers innovative patent-pending technologies that free people to trust their online connections in education, philanthropy and commerce.

More than 250,000 businesses, and millions of consumers, benefit from Comodo's trust infrastructure with a broad array of security and authentication technologies encompassing encryption, digital certification, identity and access services, PKI, secure communications, desktop security solutions and vulnerability management services.

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