https - hopefully not too stupid a question

Roland Perry lists at
Sun Jun 17 15:31:12 BST 2012

In article <4FDDE873.8020906 at>, Peter Fairbrother 
<zenadsl6186 at> writes
>> 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.

So all the connectivity ISP knows is the IP address of the https server, 
which is back to the situation under RIPA 21(6).
Roland Perry

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