HTTPS (SSL) address bar

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Minor technical information for those of you who are sensitive to their online safety. One of the recommended steps to a better privacy and safety is using web site under the SSL protocol (accessing them with https:// instead of http://).

Now, helps you and can be transparently accessed through both addresses:


For most people, this will change nothing. For those who prefer to keep some of their browsing (a little more) discreet, it may help.

Useful reading: HTTPS Everywhere | Electronic Frontier Foundation

If you really want to go into more gory technical details, I can mention that this move was made possible (easy) by my web hosting provider (OVH) who provides a free SSL certificate that I only needed to enable in my administration interface.