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"It's their privacy being deprived."

I wonder if anyone will be surprised when they learn how HTTPS and HTTP/2 will be used to push more advertising to users and exfiltrate more user data from them than HTTP would ever allow.

Will these "advances" benefit users more than they benefit the companies serving ads, collecting user data and "overseeing the www" generally? Is there a trade-off?

To users, will protecting traffic from manipulation be viewed as a step forward if as a result they only see an increase in ads and data collection?

Even more, perhaps they will have limited ability to "see" the increase in data collection if they have effectively no control over the encryption process. (e.g., too complex, inability to monitor the data being sent, etc.)




I wonder if anyone will be surprised when they learn how HTTPS and HTTP/2 will be used to push more advertising to users and exfiltrate more user data from them than HTTP would ever allow.

We're talking only by HTTPS. Adding HTTP/2 is just mudding the conversation.

Care to give any argument on how does adding a TLS layer over the exact same protocol (HTTP/1.1) will be used to do that?


/I wonder/s/HTTPS/TLS/




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