Like the idea; I admit it's probably unnecessary Rated 5 out of 5 stars

No average user should need this—if you see a padlock in your URL-bar, you have a secure connection and are okay to communicate securely on the Internet.

For security enthusiasts, it highlights something that may present itself as a weak link in secure (SSL/TLS) connections. Browsers do not individually ensure websites are who they say they are; they delegate this to a select number of "Certificate authorities" or CAs (given at that, in turn, vouch for the validity and security of websites. We don't generally see CAs that approve websites like or unless we open up the page dialog (

The extension displays these hidden Certificate Authorities in the add-on bar, grouped by country, and the bottom-level Certificate Authority for any given secure site. This should be enough for anybody concerned about "rogue CAs" they may distrust and would want to watch.

For a primer on secure connections, read or An add-on that might be of interest is Calomel SSL Validator, which can be found at

...Is it just me, or does the "when I click the Statusbar, do..." option box have no choices other than "Nothing"?

Great! Rated 5 out of 5 stars

I am suprised it has so few users and reviews. Useful for anyone that is remotely security-conscious!

Rated 4 out of 5 stars

Very useful. Why hasn't it been kept up to date. Would give five stars if it weren't out of date.

Please install "The Addon Bar (restored)"

JD: With Firefox 29 or newer, please install the separate add-on "The Addon Bar (restored)". It will restore the add-on bar (statusbar) at the bottom of the Firefox windows, and this Conspiracy add-on should work.