post - Are https URLs encrypted? - Stack Overflow: "It's probably a bad idea to put confidential data in the URL anyway. It will be displayed in the browser's address bad too, remember? People don't like it if their password is visible to anyone who happens to glance at the screen. Why do you think you need to put confidential data in the URL? – jalf Jan 31 '09 at 22:03
URLs are also stored in browser history and server logs - if I wanted to have my name and password stored somewhere, it would not be in these two places. – Piskvor Jun 30 '10 at 15:33
For example, suppose I visit https://somewhere_i_trust/ways_to_protest_against_the_government/"
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