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Re: https ? why?
Lukasz Szybalski <szybalski@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
> Could you guys elaborate on why every page on launchpad.net is only
> accessible via https?
Security -- that is, protection from impersonation. We don't want to
send passwords or user-specific cookies over plaintext http://, because
that might make it possible for someone to impersonate a user, change
that user's personal data, or view to data that only that user should
have access to.