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Re: Preparing to Publish HTTPS Finding

From: Eric J. Bowman <eric@bisonsystems.net>
Date: Tue, 30 Dec 2014 20:14:35 -0700
To: Chris Palmer <palmer@google.com>
Cc: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>, Daniel Appelquist <appelquist@gmail.com>, TAG List <www-tag@w3.org>, Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Message-Id: <20141230201435.7e2aed96fee0a848261c6651@bisonsystems.net>
Chris Palmer wrote:
> Melvin Carvalho wrote:
> > The finding says that HTTPS will only be needed for new features.
> > So, are we moving to a two tier web, where some features are for
> > everyone and and some are for others?
> As has been shown multiple times, there are ways for people to serve
> HTTPS for 0 additional dollars.

Which I will continue to rebut every time it's mentioned, so long as
we're only talking about CloudFlare for free HTTPS. Show me a free
option that site owners can live with before advocating same, although
I doubt such exists.

Please, stop dismissing this concern by pointing at a company with the
most odious TOS I've ever encountered in 20+ years. Non-starter.

Received on Wednesday, 31 December 2014 03:14:47 UTC

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