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Questions tagged [https]

A combination of the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) with SSL/TLS protocol to provide encrypted communication and secure identification of a network web server.

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What doest “x HTTPS upgrades” mean in Brave browser?

I have just discovered Brave browser and one of the features is called HTTPS upgrades. I tried to find out what it means, but could not find any relevant information:
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Why does archive.org say that this URL is not available?

If I try to save the URL https://www.uni-ms.de/de/ using the Wayback Machine (archive.org), I get the following response: However, the site is perfectly fine, and I haven’t been able to find anything ...
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How do I force Wikipedia to HTTP, since their HTTPS is broken?

Is there a way to force Wikipedia to HTTP? I'm using Lynx, but it says that the certificate is expired. (Since my clock is correct, it's probably one of the intermediary or root certificates on my ...
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How to load a Dropbox file over HTTP instead of HTTPS? (non-secure)

I'm trying to view a website that's on my Dropbox public folder. This website has some Google fonts that are being loaded externally, and apart from these fonts, most of the website is within the ...
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Access DuckDuckGo without HTTPS?

Is there a way to use DuckDuckGo search without HTTPS? My internet access blocks HTTPS by default. Is there an option I can put after duckduckgo.com/?opt=val that disables HTTPS? For example, Google ...
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How to access Gmail with HTTP?

How can I use Gmail with HTTP? There are other questions regarding this issue but they are for several years ago. I think Google has made HTTPS mandatory, but I cannot find any link about this.
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How is it possible to search on Google without HTTPS?

I could not find a way to obtain the searched keywords of the query. Even on a private-tab www.google.com is redirected to https://www.google.com. But wget http://www.google.com does not redirect to ...
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Why does facebook only optionally use https?

Facebook gives you the option to always use https, which obviously is a lot safer, but why do they give people the option? Why don't they just force everyone to use it? Is there ay reason why you ...
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Grooveshark accepting credit card not over https? [closed]

I am wondering how grooveshark gets around it. They accept credit cards over a connection that is not encrypted via https. Is there something they do to make this safe, or should I not submit my ...
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HTTPS on YouTube

What’s the use of HTTPS on YouTube? Is that just for the passwords and username not to be grabbed or can it also prevent or hide what you watch on YouTube? From hackers?
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Is this Yahoo mail mobile form secure?

Using my android device I went to "mail.yahoo.com" on my web browser. It forwarded me to this page: http://mlogin.yahoo.com/w/login/user ... The page prompts me to enter my username and password, but ...
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Why does Facebook Apps require disabling HTTPS

Facebook allows you to surf over a secure HTTPS connection, although sadly it does not enable this by default. Even when HTTPS is enabled, you encounter some annoying user experience when trying to ...
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HTTPS Problem in Facebook

My Facebook format changed because of HTTPS. What should I do? If I’m trying to uncheck –Browse Facebook on a secure connection (HTTPS) when possible, it won’t save, the button cannot be clicked. What ...
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Force HTTP loading of Gmail [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Log into Gmail without SSL I want Gmail to open in HTTP mode in Chrome. I don't care about security or man-in-the middle stuff; who would want to read my emails anyway? I ...
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How to always browse Facebook using HTTPS [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does Facebook provide an SSL interface? I've googled and searched on our site here, but the best I can find is the question How to get Facebook to use “http://” instead of “...
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LibraryThing: How do I tell the bug collectors that the site is completely broken? [closed]

First, most of the web page is completely broken when using HTTPS, because they're using the css.librarything.com and js.librarything.com domains to serve CSS and JavaScript (without which the site ...
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Does the Meebo Minibar use HTTPS? [closed]

I use Meebo my primary IM client anymore, and I always use it via HTTPS. They rolled out a bunch of updates to the whole Meebo service today (most of which I'm not a fan of), but the new Meebo ...
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How to use YouTube fully with HTTPS?

I have to use YouTube with an HTTPS connection, because YouTube is banned here (I need it for watching some specific videos from Stanford University). But it seems it uses an HTTP connection for ...
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Can I use an HTTPS connection for editing and posting on Blogger?

Is there a way to get an HTTPS connection when editing or posting on blogger?
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Temporarily accessing gmail via http instead of https

I'm usually accessing gmail via https. Certain wifi providers (at airports for example) forbid https connections, but allow http. Is there a quick way to force gmail to use http? (http://gmail.com ...
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Access Facebook without HTTPS

Is there a way to access Facebook without HTTPS? My proxy blocks HTTPS pages, so what can I do?
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AIM via Gmail chat — is it encrypted through SSL? [closed]

When using G Chat in the Gmail interface (and using SSL/HTTPS), you have the ability to log in to AIM as well. Is this encrypted like the email and G Chat? Recently I've noticed there is an icon ...
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Using HTTPS search in iGoogle search bar? [closed]

Is it possible to set the iGoogle search bar to search https://www.google.com rather than the HTTP version?
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Google.co.uk and https

Is it possible to search with google.co.uk with https?
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Does Facebook provide an SSL/TLS interface?

Does Facebook only support HTTP or does it have HTTPS also?
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Can I access Gmail through SSL?

Is there a way to access Gmail securely over SSL?