Google Defaults to https: Access for GMail

Sun, Jan 17, 2010

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For any of you that might have missed their recent blog post, Google has announced that they are currently rolling out https: access for all GMail users. Up until now, Google has left it up to the end user to decide whether or not to use encryption, since users can experience delays as encrypted data generally travels slower than unencrypted.

Perhaps this news was the impetus to changes Google’s thought process.

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