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Difference between http and https

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February 26, 2013 12:31:23 PM

Can someone explain why is it that if an HTTP website is blocked by a filter, then why does changing it to HTTPS allow you to bypass the filter? What causes that to happen?

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February 26, 2013 12:34:28 PM

HTTP runs on port 80, HTTPS runs on port 443. if your filter is blocking port 80, then this explains it.
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February 26, 2013 12:36:37 PM

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February 26, 2013 12:37:09 PM

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