Although an increasing portion of the web is adopting HTTPS, a core part of the web infrastrcture lags behind in the form of plaintext DNS. The authentication problem of DNS is resolved by DNSSEC, but the queries are still plaintext.
At one point in my adult life, I learned about the morning-lark vs. night-owl spectrum. It is then when I realized I’m a night owl and there’s a flock of others like me out there.
Preface: This write-up was shelved for years and has been nothing but semi-private thoughts and rants amongst friends. However, recent events lead to the whole thing being penned and published. So be it.