Friday, March 31, 2017

Pornhub turns on HTTPS to hide the weird porn you watch from ISPs

Pornhub wants you to feel secure when you visit its portal to stream adult content and satisfy your unusually kinky fetishes. The industry titan announced yesterday it has successfully completed its switch to HTTPS and now supports encryption sitewide by default. Fellow MindGeek subsidiary YouPorn is expected to similarly migrate to the more secure protocol next week on April 4. The move towards improved encryption comes days after Congress voted to repeal certain restrictions that prevented internet service providers from selling your browsing history to third-party buyers without your consent. While enabling HTTPS won’t stop ISPs from spotting you’ve attended Pornhub, it’ll hide what videos you…

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