Why does FreeBSD insist on https?

Valeri Galtsev galtsev at kicp.uchicago.edu
Thu Apr 2 22:42:01 UTC 2015

On Thu, April 2, 2015 5:38 pm, jd1008 wrote:
> On 04/02/2015 03:25 PM, RW wrote:
>> On Thu, 02 Apr 2015 14:36:29 -0600
>> jd1008 wrote:
>>> https prevents intermediate hop points (such as your isp)
>>> from looking at the page content, or at the terms of your
>>> search. But that does not prevent them from seeing the url.
>> Actually it does. The url is sent inside the encryption.
> That is good to know. I had thought otherwise.

but they know the host you are connecting to, so they still can learn


Valeri Galtsev
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Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics
Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics
University of Chicago
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