Every news site should be secure.

HTTPS and Tor onion services enable security, privacy, and prevent censorship. We’re tracking their adoption.
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HTTPS protects your privacy and security

With HTTPS enabled by default you can protect reader privacy, improve your website's security, better protect your sources, prevent censorship, improve your search rankings, provide a better user experience, see your website loading speeds potentially increase, and avoid Google shaming.

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Resources for switching your news site over to HTTPS

Most leading news organizations have now made the transition to HTTPS. This isn't as simple as flicking a switch. We've documented a set of tips and resources that will help you adopt HTTPS, harden your configuration, and avoid common pitfalls other news organizations have encountered.

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