Originally Posted by SenseiSteve
I can see this driving SSL and dedicated IP sales.
It HAS already started. Sometimes I never help but wonder why some people are so easily influenced. All it takes is a hazy statement and already people are running towards a fictional prize. All that about the reveal of a factor, which will have around 1/200 impact on the search algorithm.
In other news, people seem to forget that Google will soon enter the domain registration game. And how dramatically convenient - it will most probably include an SSL encryption service. Coincidence? Not in the Google world