BT Wifi turns off SSL for Google Search!?

Smylers Smylers at
Wed Mar 26 12:18:52 GMT 2014

Richard Clyne writes:

> O2 Wifi do this as well and I’d guess The Cloud do as well.  My guess
> is that there could be liability issues if a shop offered public wifi
> and didn’t block some types of pages and hence these services block. 

But BT know who I am — they have my name, address, and a functioning
direct debit mandate.

If they're happy for me to make encrypted searches over their network
and equipment in my own home, why should they have a problem with my
doing that at a bus stop?


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