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Re: Draft finding - "Transitioning the Web to HTTPS"

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2014 10:55:03 +0100
Message-ID: <CADnb78he+235PveZ6dZckYrP070DW98PDbbnoiRK3A4qQB6H=g@mail.gmail.com>
To: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Cc: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>, Marc Fawzi <marc.fawzi@gmail.com>, Chris Palmer <palmer@google.com>, Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, Noah Mendelsohn <nrm@arcanedomain.com>, "www-tag@w3.org List" <www-tag@w3.org>
On Wed, Dec 10, 2014 at 10:48 AM, Melvin Carvalho
<melvincarvalho@gmail.com> wrote:
> However, as the web rolls out to the while planet, it may be less affordable
> to the long tail.  In some cases it may make the difference between a
> successful hobby project or not. Let's not forget that he web itself started
> as a hobby project :)

[citation needed]

Certificates are available free today for hobby projects (see
StartSSL). And per https://www.cloudflare.com/plans it seems you can
get a commercial project running over TLS for free as well, including
some performance benefits.

Received on Wednesday, 10 December 2014 09:55:30 UTC

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