Connection to Google using secure protocol?

Discussion in 'privacy general' started by m00nbl00d, May 29, 2010.

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  1. m00nbl00d

    m00nbl00d Registered Member

    Jan 4, 2009
    I'm wondering if this is a natural behavior.

    First is first. I block IPs from known spiders (It's how search engines like Google create their databases, by making use of bots.). I do not like when I'm making searches or when I enter a website that information goes straight to their database. They wish!

    Anyway, for quite a long time now, I've been seeing my machine connecting to this IP ( using a secure protocol (Port 443).

    I do not use any Google software, nor was I accessing Gmail.

    I always noticed that Google IPs are blocked when I enter certain sites, due to the reason why I block such IPs, but on only on http protocol. But, why would this happen using a secure protocol? Does Google send information, using their bots, using a secure protocol? I doubt, otherwise it would happen all the time.

    I do make use of Chromium browser. Related? I really doubt, but...

    I'll be downloading tcpview from SysInternals and see when it exactly happens. But, has anyone experienced this behavior?
  2. Cudni

    Cudni Global Moderator

    May 24, 2009
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