Just when you think that Google may be settling down and getting out of their insanity mode, now they are pushing SSL encryption for all websites and have declared it a ranking factor.
Google Says Website Encryption – Or Lack Thereof – Will Now Influence Search Rankings | TechCrunch
Here is their video on the topic. These eggheads want to see all communications secured with 2048 bit military grade encryption.
It looks like a fix for a problem that doesn't really exist. This is not always easy to implement on sites not designed to use SSL.