Add HTTPS?

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Add HTTPS?

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Post by Kargath » Fri May 17, 2019 9:40 pm

Getting a basic certificate is free!
https://letsencrypt.org/
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Post by mushroom » Fri May 17, 2019 10:46 pm

grood idea imo

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Post by I am nobody » Sat May 18, 2019 5:52 am

+1

Then I can stop hiding this site in its own container. >_>
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Post by Marilink » Sat May 18, 2019 6:43 am

I’m for it.

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Post by steeze » Mon May 20, 2019 10:54 am

Aye.

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Post by smol Kat » Mon May 20, 2019 11:54 am

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Post by mushroom » Mon May 20, 2019 9:50 pm

@Shane any thoughts?

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Post by Shane » Tue May 21, 2019 6:16 pm

Not particularly. Have considered it. Probably will eventually.
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Post by ScottyMcGee » Wed Jul 24, 2019 12:34 pm

Is it just me or is a little ironic that Facebook and Google are some of the donors/sponsors?

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Post by I am nobody » Wed Jul 24, 2019 3:31 pm

^HTTPS is just a protocol.

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Post by ScottyMcGee » Fri Jul 26, 2019 12:22 pm

Yeah but like. You know. It's all about giving people access to a more secure and private connection.

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Post by I am nobody » Fri Jul 26, 2019 3:53 pm

Right, I mean it doesn't have donors/sponsors. It's just an agreed upon standard.

FB and Google push it in part because it doesn't protect the URL, so third parties can read traffic and see what people were searching for, etc. Since there's a very good chance you're either talking to them directly or using a site that has their tracking cookies, it's very much in their interest that traffic reveals as little data as possible.

HTTPS has loads of benefits to average users as well, obviously, but it isn't hurting established advertising companies.

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Post by Booyakasha » Fri Jul 26, 2019 6:30 pm

...everytime I see this topic, I momentarily think it's some of AtJs 'How to Train Your Dragon' biz for a second. Then I remember.
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Post by smol Kat » Fri Jul 26, 2019 6:33 pm

How to Train... Protocol Standards?
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Post by Booyakasha » Fri Jul 26, 2019 6:47 pm

'How to Train Pegasus Steeds'

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