The next time you search for info on Boolean Algebra for a project would you mind if someone could snoop on you? Well at least I would.

Thankfully starting this Friday, Wikimedia foundation will add TLS encryption by default to all its traffic.

In addition to that, it will implement HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) to circumvent attempts to crack TLS encryption.

These are some great news considering Wikipedia is amongst the top 10 most visited websites right now and news about hacking and data protection have been making headlines quite a lot lately. Not to mention that in a mass surveillance era, censorship and government snooping on citizens Internet behaviour is anything but science fiction.

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