When I talked about Convergence (a new SSL paradigm that improves security while browsing HTTPS sites on Firefox) in this blog post, I noted that the system needed a kickstart to become effective. Luckily, new Convergence notaries start to emerge.
secYOUre is a company that provides security services, and now offers freely an experimental instance of a Convergence notary.
These notaries are important because users can start to adopt Convergence right away, and because the system can be tested properly in real world scenarios.
This situation made me remember this completely unrelated phenomenon: