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

From: Marc Fawzi <marc.fawzi@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 9 Dec 2014 20:24:37 -0800
Message-Id: <7C61AB93-9643-41D8-B5B1-3DDE2D5F59D4@gmail.com>
Cc: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, Noah Mendelsohn <nrm@arcanedomain.com>, "www-tag@w3.org List" <www-tag@w3.org>
To: Chris Palmer <palmer@google.com>
Sorry didn't read the proposal but hopefully there is an "educational program" component. I for one had no clue about free certificates! I'm assuming a ton of web developers are in the dark about it, too. Thank you for the info.

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> On Dec 9, 2014, at 7:42 PM, Chris Palmer <palmer@google.com> wrote:
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>> On Tue, Dec 9, 2014 at 7:36 PM, Marc Fawzi <marc.fawzi@gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>> Anyway, as far as opinions go I think that APIs that only work on HTTPS but could in reality work on HTTP means that if some app wanted to use such API then it must purchase an SSL certificate (I think they still cost a lot of money) and incur extra cost in the cloud or data center.
> 
> https://letsencrypt.org/
> https://sslmate.com/
> https://www.cloudflare.com/ssl
Received on Wednesday, 10 December 2014 04:25:13 UTC

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