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Demo Illustrates the Powerful Simplicity of "Let's Encrypt"

Yesterday, I told you about "Let's Encrypt" -- the new, free Certificate Authority (CA) launched by the Internet Security Research Group (ISRG) with help from Akamai and other companies.

To recap, this is another big step in the industry-wide transition from cleartext HTTP to secured HTTPS over TLS. It will allow organizations to obtain basic server certificates for their domains through a simple one-click process.

For a look at how simple this will be, check out the following demo: