I wonder what is the world wide energy consumption of HTTPS vs. HTTP
@e4rache What, because of the extra encryption steps?
Yeah that'd be interesting to estimate and compare against, say, global power consumption of idle electronics
@e4rache Do we really want to switch off https?
What I was hinting at there was there are other power-hungry habits of your society that we could tackle first.
I would bet the actual power saving wouldn't outweigh the benefits of encryption
@Naughtylus Encryption is a must have. I'm just curious about the energy cost of it. I agree there are better places to make energy savings.
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