The Supreme Court of India and the Lok Sabha's websites have invalid SSL certificates. While accessing the Supreme Court's website results in a Privacy Error on most browsers, accessing the Lok Sabha's website just results in a "Connection Closed" error. An SSL certificate encrypts the content of a webpage being delivered to users, and is usually indicated with a green padlock in a browser's address bar, followed by https://. SSL certificates are pretty standard for any large website, in both the public and private sectors. MediaNama has reached out to the National Informatics Centre, which developed and maintains both websites, for comment. Why an SSL certificate is important Personal data being submitted to websites is otherwise susceptible to interception or imitation — unless a user is encrypting their entire connection with a virtual private network, ISPs or any party in…
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