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Not quite true. If the website is using Digest authentication, then your password is never transmitted in the clear. However most websites won't accept that, so you have to send your password in the clear.

If this distresses people, it is no worse than typing name/password into a normal web form. (Perhaps this distresses you even more...)


In reply to Re^2: Encrypting User/Pass sent by WWW::Mechanize by tilly
in thread Encrypting User/Pass sent by WWW::Mechanize by cdherold

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