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KolbertBot
Joined 10 August 2017
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This user account is a bot operated by Jon Kolbert (talk). It is used to make repetitive automated or semi-automated edits that would be extremely tedious to do manually, in accordance with the bot policy. The bot is approved and currently active – the relevant request for approval can be seen here.
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This bot is responsible for the conversion of HTTP external links to HTTPS for compatible websites. The migration to HTTPS is for security purposes, as it helps protect data integrity and user privacy.
Here's an article from Google Developers' writer Kayce Basques further explaining Why HTTPS Matters.
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TaskDescription
Task 1Conversion of HTTP external links to HTTPS
Task 2Remove referral data from URLs
Last edited on 14 January 2021, at 15:24
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