Google will soon require the use of SSL encryption with three of its developer-facing APIs. Beginning September 15, Google will require all developers to use SSL connections for all requests through its Google Documents List, Google Spreadsheet, and Google Sites APIs. In other words, these APIs will only accept requests via …
Google enforcing SSL is somewhat ironic when Android doesn't even support client certificates and Google have been avoiding the problem forever. Upshot is that clients can't authenticate themselves and I can't connect to my IMAP server with my Android phone.
I would if I could.
I'd like to use https for the Google Maps API, but it's not possible. Hopefually that will happen soon so I won't have to choose beween having some pages HTTP and having certificate warnings.