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Google launches encrypted search

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Google has just announced that it is rolling out an encrypted version of its web search service, https://www.google.com. This is something we've been asking Google for privately and publicly for some time, and we're very pleased to see it come to pass.

Several important points about encrypted Google search:

* It isn't on by default. You need to make sure that the URL is https before you type your query. [We hope to be posting a better solution to this shortly].

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