Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Wednesday November 25, 2015

Wikipedia Founder: All Internet Traffic To Be Encrypted Soon

Mr. Wales thinks that most if not all of the web will have adopted SSL in the near future, which is probably a good thing. Thanks to those who sent this in.

According to data company Sandvine, 29.1% of data packets sent over the internet in April 2015 were encrypted. By 2016, this number is expected to jump to 64.7%, as Netflix switches completely to SSL. Wales believes that this will prompt a steady move across the web, until only the very smallest sites remain, as he calls it, ‘in the clear’.