"Google is considering giving a boost to encrypted sites in its search-engine results, one of its top engineers has hinted.Google Hints It May Begin Favoring Encrypted Sites in Searches | TIME.com
Matt Cutts, an engineer in charge of liaising with website designers and minimizing spam in search, said that by doing so Google would make it harder for third parties to spy on Internet users. He was speaking at the SMX West conference in San Jose, Ca.,
Rewarding sites for adopting encryption “would be a huge step,” said search expert Danny Sullivan, editor of Search Engine Land."
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Google Hints It May Begin Favoring Encrypted Sites in Searches | TIME.com
One potential way of creating a strong security incentive