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Can this please be changed to use https?

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This is .

Why did this happen? I am unsure but I can blame the fact that SE wants to move on from HTTP to HTTPS. With this major change changing most, if not all, Stack Exchange links to begin with https:// rather than http://. Also, if we inspect the source code in the HNQ, we see that all links start with https://:

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