Comment: Serious?

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To be clear, transport layer security (commonly known as SSL) does not do a thing to mask your IP address; it encrypts the data being transmitted.

And for that matter, I wouldn't be the least bit surprised if the NSA has been buying up SSL cert companies for a long time (see link below).

Government sponsored SSL man-in-the-middle attacks are a very real possibility.

See here: