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Wikipedia goes https

From: Henry Story <henry.story@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 3 Oct 2011 20:49:37 +0200
Message-Id: <E908C21C-9482-44CD-939D-2E9F793865DC@gmail.com>
To: WebID XG <public-xg-webid@w3.org>
An interesting article.

  http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/wikipedia_enables_https_for_privacy_in_browsing.php

Another reason is certainly to remove Firesheep type attacks, so that people who 
are editing can't be faked.

(And of course the real reason is preparation to the implementation of WebID, but shhh...)


Henry

Social Web Architect
http://bblfish.net/


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