List of eCommerce sites that use end-to-end SSL?

Posted by Jon Schneider on Pro Webmasters See other posts from Pro Webmasters or by Jon Schneider
Published on 2012-10-01T19:59:28Z Indexed on 2012/10/01 21:52 UTC
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My development team is considering implementing an eCommerce site using end-to-end SSL -- that is, every page on the site is accessed via an https:// URL -- rather than the more traditional "mixed mode" where most pages are accessed via http:// and only "secure" pages such as login and credit card entry are redirected to https://.

Pros of doing such a "pure SSL" approach include avoidance of some session-hijacking attacks such as Firesheep; cons include performance considerations.

My question is: Is anyone aware of a list of eCommerce websites (especially USA-based sites), or even specific websites, that use this end-to-end SSL approach? I'm especially interested in "regular" eCommerce sites rather than banks or other "financial" sites.

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