Automattic to Secure All WordPress.com Subdomains with SSL
In the face of intrusive surveillance, we believe that everyone in the tech community needs to stand up and do what they can, starting with their own sites and platforms. For us, that means working to secure the connection between users and our websites. – Paul Sieminski, General Counsel, Automattic
We’re glad to see Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com, taking a real stand in favor of greater privacy and security for its users. Adding SSL authentication for all connections to all sites hosted onWordPress.com will make mass surveillance much more difficult, and we think this is a positive step towards a better internet.
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