It’s time for porn sites to embrace HTTPS

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CIO:

As long as you’re of legal age, visiting adult websites should be your own business. The reality is, however, very few adult sites offer high levels of security, and if someone snoops on your browsing habits they can see the pages you visit, the content you download, and the specific terms you search for.

The CDT and the rather coyly named Free Speech Coalition, which represents the adult industry, started an educational campaign to convince adult sites to use HTTPS. The tech is now easier and cheaper to deploy than in the past, but few adult sites take advantage of HTTPS, according to Joseph Hall, CDT’s chief technologist.

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