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Podcast Jan 26, 2021

Root Causes 144: Whatever Happened to the Green Address Bar?

For more than a decade browsers displayed the "green address bar" on sites that had undergone the high authentication required for EV SSL certificates. But in recent years the identity information in the browser has has shrunk, lost its color, and in some cases disappeared entirely. In this episode our hosts walk you through the history of how the green address bar came to be and how browsers gradually reduced and then removed it.

  • Original Broadcast Date: January 26, 2021