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  Reply # 549777 25-Nov-2011 09:23 Send private message

freitasm: Ooops, my last justfication was for forum posts, not PM.

Ok, PM can be sent as an option... Will create this later.



Thank you very much!

As for the other thread you link to I haven't a clue what you're on about :P 




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  Reply # 549778 25-Nov-2011 09:25 Send private message

Wow... Please hand your geek badge at the door.

It means that message list, message composing and message reading pages are now encrypted, so people can't read your PMs if your connection is being monitored (company networks or unprotected wireless connections).

That's a lot more impacting than email notifications with text (which as I said before are like postcards any admin can read while in transit).







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  Reply # 549824 25-Nov-2011 10:05 Send private message

O I thought "reasons" was implying someone was hacking or something. I know SSL is an encryption... DERP!




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  Reply # 549826 25-Nov-2011 10:06 Send private message

SSL doesn't protect against "hacking". It prevents people reading content that are not intended for them.





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