[ISN] How Google could have made the Web secure and failed — again

http://news.cnet.com/8301-33620_3-57604604-278/how-google-could-have-made-the-web-secure-and-failed-again/ By Danny Sullivan CNET News September 25, 2013 You probably didn’t notice, but this week, your searching activity on Google got a little safer from prying eyes. When you go to Google, it likely will transfer you automatically to its “encrypted” service, one designed to prevent potential “eavesdropping” on your searches. What’s not to like with that? Chiefly, a loophole Google has left in for its advertisers and a lost opportunity to get all sites to go secure. Blocking “eavesdropping” of search activity Encrypted search