The group also will work with sites to help them figure out how to deploy the technology.
Porn and news sites are one of the last categories of sites not to have the technology.
It’s a security measure, usually identified by a lock in the URL bar, that creates a sort of digital tunnel between you and a website — and may someday lead an industry standard.
If a porn site has HTTPS automatically enabled across all its pages, then someone watching your connection will know which site you're on but won’t be able to spy on your searches or see which videos you view.
“Depending on what you’re watching, it could really wreak havoc on your life” if exposed, according to FSC communications director Mike Stabile.
The first step in the partnership will be webinars and outreach events with FSC members, according to CDT chief technologist Joseph Lorenzo Hall.
The site was created by 18-year-old Leif K-Brooks of Brattleboro, Vermont, and was launched on March 25, 2009.
The reverse is also applicable; however, with the apps I am about to showcase, it is unlikely that they would be used in a benign way. Seeking - Brandon Wade is the founder of this site and supporting apps are available on Google Play for Android devices as well as i Tunes for all i OS devices.
is a free online chat website that allows users to socialize with others without the need to register.
The service randomly pairs users in one-on-one chat sessions where they chat anonymously using the names "You" and "Stranger" or "Stranger 1" and "Stranger 2" in the case of Spy mode.
The largest barrier has been bringing advertisers on board, said Stabile and Hall — in part because many sites make money through advertisements.
If even one piece of a secure Web page is not compatible with the technology, browsers often warn users — which could scare visitors away.