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The Uncertain Effects of HTTPS Adoption on Access to Information Worldwide

More and more websites are adopting HTTPS as a method to secure users privacy and browsing information from prying eyes and surveillance. A new analysis by Internet Monitor shows the number of the most popular and filter-vulnerable websites using HTTPS has increased from 40% to 58% over the last year. But this wider adoption could have uncertain long-term implications for online access to information around the world, according to Casey Tilton.


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Internet Monitor's aim is to evaluate, describe, and summarize the means, mechanisms, and extent of Internet content controls and Internet activity around the world.