While Google promotes HTTPS Everywhere, browsers have been working with a certifying authority oligopoly for many years promoting and enforcing an industry based on perception.
https: The good and the bad
The ‘s’ in https stands for ‘secure’ and indicates use of the SSL or TLS protocol.
The SSL protocol serves 2 primary purposes:
Verification: Also called ‘trust’ – an initial . . . → Read More: https and the browser conspiracy