Repealing the changes means that internet service providers are perfectly positioned to control bandwidth and internet speeds, favouring services that pay higher premiums or are owned by the internet providers themselves. But what does this actually mean for the everyday internet user?
Before we explain why encryption is so important, we should examine what it actually means. Let’s break it down to its basic parts. HTTPS stands for HyperText Transfer Protocol Secure. Though it sounds complex, it’s quite simple.