HTTP/2 is authorised to speed up and protect the web
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A new version of HTTP, short for Hypertext Transfer Protocol, has been approved by the IESG (Internet Engineering Steering Group) to help speed up how fast web pages are delivered. The standard is important for governing how a web browser communications with a server to load a web page, and is therefore a vital foundation to the internet.
The last major version of HTTP was introduced 16 years ago in...