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The HTTPS in your browser's address bar is important for staying safe on the web

Google Chrome will soon clearly indicate that sites without encryption are "not secure."

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HTTPS makes a difference in who can see data about your web surfing.

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It has probably been a while since you typed "http" in front of a URL to cruise around the web, but those simple letters are still crucial to your experience on the internet.

That familiar abbreviation stands for Hypertext Transfer Protocol, and it’s the system that

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