https - hopefully not too stupid a question

Peter Fairbrother zenadsl6186 at
Sun Jun 17 15:23:47 BST 2012

Roland Perry wrote:

> Isn't it the case that the url is transmitted "in the clear", and thus
> the traffic data associated with that access would reveal I looked at
> blah/blah/thanks.aspx, although the content of that page would be
> encrypted?

The URL is (or should be) encrypted if there is a "s" in the http(s) part.

-- Peter Fairbrother

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