[CentOS] Let's talk about HTTPS Everywhere

Wed Jan 19 11:41:19 UTC 2011
John R. Dennison <jrd at gerdesas.com>

On Wed, Jan 19, 2011 at 03:29:12AM -0800, S Mathias wrote:
> 1) But: Why can't i find it on the offical Firefox Add-ons site?: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/

	https://www.eff.org/https-everywhere/faq/ answers this.

> 2) Did anyone audited the "HTTPS Everywhere" code?

	Go for it; the "xpi" file is actually just a Zip archive and the
	contents should all be readable text.

> 3) Can someone trust this Add-on? Is it safe to install/use?

	I've been using it since it was originally announced' I've never
	had cause to question its safety.  It operates fine and has no
	conflicts with any other add-on I use.  There was a one-time
	problem with https redirects to wikipedia but that has long
	since been corrected.

> 4) If it's so great why isn't it more prevalent?

	It's not yet a 1.0 release; this may have something to do with

> What's youre opinion? Or answer? :\

	Everyone should be using it.  Spread the word.


He may be mad, but there's method in his madness.  There nearly always is
method in madness.  It's what drives men mad, being methodical.

-- G. K. Chesterton, The Fad of the Fisherman (1922)
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