On the scale of one to nerd, examining a data set of 350 million SSL certificates blows right off the chart. And yet even in this seemingly dry dataset you’ll find some fascinating data stories: “Over a hundred thousand certs alone expire in 2117, and over a thousand expire in 3017. Perhaps something in 2017 inspired confidence in long-lived certs?” Also, LetsEncrypt is taking over the world. But we already knew that, because we are nerds ourselves.

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