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Re: extension for Firefox to force HTTPS always?
From: Kristian Erik Hermansen <kristian.hermansen () gmail com>
Date: Sat, 8 Feb 2014 04:24:18 -0800

On Fri, Oct 12, 2007 at 6:55 PM, <Valdis.Kletnieks () vt edu> wrote:
What should this hypothetical extension do if it automagically redirects
http: to https:, but the target server is something that is only listening
on port 80 because it doesn't have https: enabled?

https://www.cnn.com just sorta sits there for me.

Hello from the future! This "hypothetical extension" would handle such
cases...and will eventually be called HTTPS Everywhere :) [1] Keep an
eye out for it in a few years...

[1] https://www.eff.org/https-everywhere
Kristian Erik Hermansen

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