HTTPS implementation?

Discussion in 'Site Discussions & Suggestions' started by Thesolcity, Feb 1, 2012.

  1. Thesolcity
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    Thesolcity Wherever the light shines, it casts a shadow.

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    @[member='Costello'], would you be willing to consider implementing HTTPS on GBAtemp? I think it'd be a good idea for privacy purposes and for security nuts like me who like to see it in sites.

    EFF's guide on deploying HTTPS
     
  2. Rydian

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    HTTPS isn't just some technical fiddling, in order for it to work "properly" GBAtemp would need to purchase and maintain a certificate. While there are some places that offer free certs, they're not a "known" root publisher on most systems so in order for it to work automatically on people's computers it'd need to be one from a certain group, and I don't remember how much they cost, but it's a cost.
     
  3. Thesolcity
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    I realize that, which is why I only ask he consider. :P
     
  4. prowler

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    Thesolcity is just being hipster with his SSL HTTPS and other unnecessary encrypted things
     
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    i would like this too, but its not worth the cost.
     
  6. Costello

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    I'll look into it, if it doesn't require too much work (and the costs of certificates are not overly high)