"HTTPS Everywhere is an initiative by the Electronic Frontier
Foundation that boosts the security of Firefox with a clever plugin
that will automatically encrypt your communications with a number
of web services that support HTTPS. This provides an automated way
to move users from the insecure HTTP protocol, which is the default
for many web sites (like Google and Facebook), even though they may
also support HTTPS.
"I personally applaud the initiative on a technical level, and
if I was a Firefox user, I would install the extension in a heart
beat. But, on a fundamental level, the extension will fail to make
any real improvement in the security of the web for one simple
reason – users are the biggest weakness in any security
system, and there is no patch for users."
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