Location bar searches change to HTTPS SSL GOOGLE

Bug #683987 reported by Kangarooo Jānis on 2010-12-02
This bug affects 2 people
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firefox (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: firefox

Use https://encrypted.google.com/ in searches

Vote on idea in http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com/idea/26610/

description: updated
Evan Nelson (ean5533) wrote :

One of the problems with Google's encrypted searches is that not all of its services are included. For example, image search does not have an HTTPS equivalent. So if a user's default search is encrypted, the user won't be able to find image search on the side bar and they won't know why.

Shawn Willden (shawn-willden) wrote :

It is no longer true that image search is unavailable via HTTPS. As far as I can tell, Google is fully functional via SSL.

Defaulting to using Google via SSL is the right thing to do. I suggest this bug be closed as obsolete.

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