February 25, 2020 11:32 PM, "Vincenzo Nicosia" <kato...@freaknet.org> wrote:

> There are many cases where the overhead introduced by https is really
> not worth the extra bit of confidentiality you get.

It's not just about confidentiality - https also ensures integrity, and
prevents nefarious network operators (ie. your ISP) from altering your
requested web pages to insert ads or other malware. This happens more often
than you might expect.

Fortunately, the wide adoption of https has made these sorts of evil content
alteration less appealing.

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