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Monday, June 15, 2015

Wikipedia more Secure?

In Engadget: It has been suggested that you could understand what a company was doing by tracking what they searched for in a public place like the Wikipedia.  Now they are default encrypting that traffic, making it more difficult to do.   " .... The initiative should also make it at least a bit tougher for censorship-happy governments to block inconvenient facts. Encryption isn't new on the organization's sites (you've had a manual HTTPS option since 2011), but this always-on policy means that you never have to think about it .... ".    Comments suggest it provides little additional security against the determined.   

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