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Re: HTTPS Everywhere Firefox addon

On Thu, 27 May 2010 19:34:01 -0700, Mike Perry <mikeperry@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Peter Eckersley of the EFF and I wrote this addon this past week
> to make it easier to use Google's SSL search feature, among other
> mixed-mode SSL sites:
> https://www.eff.org/https-everywhere/
> The addon is based on the NoScript STS/HTTPS forcing engine, with
> improvements in how rules are specified. Rules for our addon are
> specified as XML files that allow arbitrary URL rewrite substitution
> via regular expressions and exclude patterns. This allows us to write
> more complete and less error-prone rules than NoScript's
> include/exclude model allows.
> The eventual idea is to allow an Adblock Plus style model, where users
> can submit and exchange rule files and eventually create subscriptions
> for the sites they use that partially support SSL.
> We also hope that NoScript will share our rule format and update
> mechanisms, so that our rulesets will be interchangeable.
> Please give it a try and give us feedback. We also will be including
> the addon in the next alpha release of the Tor Browser Bundle.

Very interesting. How will other sites be added?


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